William Johnson

Military Person

1784 – 1851

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Who was William Johnson?

Captain William Johnson was born in Chirnside, Scotland and joined the Royal Navy as a second lieutenant on HMS Blake and retired with the title of Captain. When he entered the Navy in 1801 he dropped the "t" and "e" from his last name which was previously Johnstone. Johnson saw service in the Napoleonic Wars and retired from the RN.

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Born
Sep 19, 1784
Died
1851

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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