len and family
leonard johnson
  • 62 years old
  • Date of birth: Aug 18, 1950
  • Place of birth:
    brisbane, queensland, Australia
  • Date of passing: Mar 6, 2013
  • Place of passing:
Let the memory of leonard be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, leonard johnson, 62, born on August 18, 1950 and passed away on March 6, 2013. We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by gail johnson on 18th August 2017

"Another year has passed where you would have celebrated aonther birthday along with your niece.  Can never forget your birthdays. So many times something eg music, brings special memories of you.Singing along to your records. No one hearing the music due to you wearing ear phones. But you are happily singing along or playing along with your jews harp. Just another memory of you l treasure.So many special ones that no one can take away from me.
Miss you more than you can even imagine."

This tribute was added by gail johnson on 24th April 2017

"Today is  Anzac Day. I feel guilty for not getting to the Dawn Service  plus going down to watch the march. Been a very long time since l have missed them. Due to my mishap & breaking my ankle l just have not been up to doing anything of late. I feel so guilty,but decided to come & pass my thoughts to you & Dad this way. I miss you & Dad dearly, barely a day goes by when you are in my thoughts it amazes one how easy it is Sometimes a program on TV, music, a song. It is a great comfort to be able to have these memories.
Love you always.  Your loving sister Gail."

This tribute was added by Darry McClellan on 24th April 2017

"Tomorrow Dearly missed Brother will be Anzac Day,your nephews,Cam&Matt,myself and Simon are going to the Redcliffe Dawn Service. Together we will Remember All the service men and women and animals that have fought for our beautiful country and for the ones that never returned, Lest we Forget.Then we will go to the Garden of Remembrance at Pinaroo Cemetery and place a poppy in yours and Dads plaques. I'm so Sorry that I don't write in this beautiful memorial site that our sister had made for you,I have great difficulty knowing that you are no longer here with us the pain in my heart is something that I just can't stand.I miss talking to you on the phone,the way we use too but in saying that I don't drink anymore,so that's a good thing,I hardly play the music that I use too either as that reminds me of you and Bill.I think of you and miss you oh so very much,but I find that if I can think of you still living with your beautiful family in Thailand,it somehow makes me feel a little better,I know that your not there,I know deep down that one day,I hope that we will see each other again,I love and miss you so much.I trust in God that must have needed you more than us,and I believe that you are with Mum & Dad.Hopefully we will again be a family in another life,love you,mum& dad with all of my heart and soul.Goodbye for now,beautiful angels.God Bless.xxxx"

This tribute was added by Lee Stockley on 10th March 2017

"Time fly's but Johnno but not forgotten your Mate. Stockers once a Gunner allways a Gunner."

This tribute was added by gail johnson on 6th March 2017

"Love to you my dear big brother.   Miss you so much.  Always in my thoughts."

This tribute was added by BILL & EMILY JOHNSON on 19th August 2016

"Len (alias Joe, Elvis.) Miss you so very  very much.                                                                                                                                             Love you till my last breath.                                                                                                         Your brother Bill."

This tribute was added by gail johnson on 18th August 2016

"Happy Birthdsy Len...  You may not be with us in person but l know you keep watch. I miss you dearly, coming here to this site l made,  l feel a special contact somewhere that l can talk to you. I think of you often. The fun things we did as kids.. Your were a great big brother and did lots of things for me when l was very small.
Love you so much & Love you forever. Until we meet again.
Your loving little sister Gail"

This tribute was added by gail johnson on 6th March 2016

"I just cannot believe how time has passed. Only memories stay. I hold such special memories that are held close to my heart. Wish l could reach out to you, hold you in my arms & hug my big brother again.  I should have done years ago but cancer stole you away from us far to soon. So many words that were unsaid, how dearly l loved you. Miss you so much my big brother. Loved & missed by your sister Gail"

This tribute was added by gail johnson on 18th August 2015

"Birthday Wishes as I think of you today. It is so easy to think of you this day, as it is also your nieces / my daughters day too. So many things  I wish that I had done with & told you, but you were so far away, oh how it breaks my heart to know I will not be able to hold you again. I do think of you so often. Just know your younger sister loves & misses you. One year has just gone  since our loved mum passed away.Our Dad & Mum & You are now together, no longer in pain but at rest & peace."

This tribute was added by Malcolm Nowill on 16th June 2015

"It was with great sadness that Sue an I learnt of the passing of Johnno LA today. I remember him fondly as the smiley bloke, who had not a bad word about anyone and was a great mate. Rest in peace. To his family Kia Kaha

This tribute was added by Hugh & Yvonne Ritchie on 11th May 2015

"Johnno LA, it was sad to hear of your passing. You were well liked
by all who knew you, and will always be remembered.
Rest in peace mate."

This tribute was added by Paul. 'Aub' Dwyer on 10th May 2015

"Johnno old mate,I have never forgiven myself for writing my car off and you losing your cigarette lighter.To see you leaning against the upside down car grieving is something I will never forget.The fact that I almost got life in the Giru "Super Max" is nothing by comparison.I can only ever remember laughing with you old mate and that memory won't change."

This tribute was added by gail johnson on 10th May 2015

"Hi there Len, another anniversary year has passed & in that time our mum has also passed away our family has lost yet another very much loved one.
you are always in my mind & heart. I miss you so much. I hope that you mum & dad are now together once again. Always, Love you."

This tribute was added by Brian Armstrong on 9th May 2015

"I am sorry it has taken so long to hear of your passing.
As your BK for a few years Johnno LA, you were the atypical 'Aussie Digger'.
Bombardier one day, Gunner the next but a true professional on the gun. It was an honour to serve with you.
May you rest in peace.
"It is a far,far better rest that you go to than you have ever known"
Apologies to Charles Dickens"

This tribute was added by John Mottershead on 9th May 2015

"Mate you will be sadly missed. To the gun park in the sky where we will meet again to relive the great times in THE BATTERY 104. MY condolences to your family. Moto"

This tribute was added by ian (cappers) caporn on 8th May 2015

"So sorry to hear of your passing jonno old mate
you leave this world a sadder place, may the angels drink
xxxx. Till we meet again   LEST WE FORGET


This tribute was added by Bob Dehle on 8th May 2015

"So sad to learn of your passing and to now know that you passed away one month before our last reunion in Adelaide makes it hard as you were spoken about many of times there. You wil be sadly missed mate"

This tribute was added by Ronald Casey on 8th May 2015

"Deeply saddened to hear of Len's passing. A true gentleman,friend and comrade I will always remember the humour, smile and infectious laugh.
Our world is a lesser place for his passing.
May you rest in peace.

Ubique.   Ron"

This tribute was added by Bob Perkin on 8th May 2015

I was proud to be able to call Johnno  one of my mates.  He was the on "jews harp" player I ever knew. May he rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Tony Faull on 8th May 2015

"A gentleman gone, Travel well mate Tone"

This tribute was added by Don Hunter on 7th May 2015

"Dear Gail, So sorry to hear of Johnno's passing. Please forgive my late tribute, but I've only just been advised of his passing. I always had a great time when getting together with Johnno - he was a gentle and genuine bloke who was held in high esteem by all.

Thinking of you, Tim Bakker"

This tribute was added by Lee Stockley on 7th May 2015

"Johnno so sad to hear you are no longer with us I knew you were in Thailand and the last time we saw  you was at the 104 BTY reunion. Rest in peace My Mate"

This tribute was added by Peter Davison on 7th May 2015

"With deepest regret to learn of Len's passing, I'll always remember Len's laugh and playing of his Jew's harp.
My sincere condolences to Len's family.
Rest In Peace.

This tribute was added by Don Hunter on 7th May 2015

"So long Johnno, I remember you as one of life's gentlemen and a fine example to all; you always helped but never hindered, cobber (and you could drive a bit too !)."

This tribute was added by George Pisani on 7th May 2015

"Dear Johnno,
Sorry to hear that you are gone. May you rest in peace in the great big fire support base in the sky."

This tribute was added by Eddie Redfern on 7th May 2015

"So sad to hear this, nobody in 12 Fd Regt did not know Jonno LA.
    The smiling face, the quick wit and always ready to help out.
      Rest in peace mate. Ubique.

This tribute was added by Ken Howard on 7th May 2015

"Rest in peace cobber. Ken&Lesley.howard"

This tribute was added by Graham(Flood) Floyd on 7th May 2015

"The 104 family has lost another son. You were a true mate Johnno LA and will always be remembered; especially on ANZAC Day.


This tribute was added by John Peter Hannon on 7th May 2015

"Mate, I have only now learned of your passing. We served together in the best Unit ever and you were one of the bright stars, always smiling and making others laugh. All the best brother til we meet again.

This tribute was added by Russ Pullen on 7th May 2015

"Johnno dear old mate, it is with grievous heart that I learnt of your passing today. I am immensely saddened to have received this news and wish we could have spent more of our later years together. Merilyn and I both loved you dearly and will cherish forever those memories that we have of our wonderful friendship with you. RIP old friend."

This tribute was added by Paul. 'Aub' Dwyer on 7th May 2015

"It is with a heavy heart that today I learnt of "Johnno's" passing. I shared a room with Johnno whilst In 104 Battery at Ingleburn post Vietnam. Johnno's gentle spirit and humblness I will never forget. I shall never forget you mate. Rest in Peace."

This tribute was added by gail johnson on 10th March 2015

"Dear Len I know this is late but it is not that I forgot about you, I could never forget you. Just time goes by so fast, & so many things of late I have had  to do but you on my mind, you are always there, Love you Len."

This tribute was added by BILL & EMILY JOHNSON on 6th March 2015

"Remembering you always.
Bill & Emily"

This tribute was added by Darry McClellan on 6th March 2014

"Len we miss you dearly
We miss our phone calls that went for hours both wishing we could have been talking with each other face to face
Now Father and son together in peace
Both sadly missed and always thought of, not just today, but tomorrow and forever
Darry, Simon, Cam and Matt
(little sister)"

This tribute was added by BILL & EMILY JOHNSON on 6th March 2014

"Bill and I miss you. You are always in our hearts."

This tribute was added by Karen CROKE on 5th March 2014

"We never got to meet you Len, but we had heard about you from your darling sister, Gail.
As Peter is a "brother' (also a Vietnam Veteran and was in 12 Field ), he mourns the loss of another brother.
May you rest in peace as you watch over your loving family.

Karen and Peter Croke and family"

This tribute was added by gail johnson on 4th March 2014

"Twelve months ago we received word from Thailand, that your long battle with cancer had ended
Our hearts were broken, & tears flowed,we never got to say goodbye, but memories will live forever."

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