Full name Frank Sidney Roland Johnson
Born August 4, 1917, Simla, Punjab
Died May 10, 2009 (aged 91 years 279 days)
Major teams Combined Services, Delhi, Sind
Batting style Right-hand bat
|First-class span||1941/42 - 1947|
Air Vice-Marshall Johnnie Johnson was one of a number of English cricketers whose first-class experience came while serving with the forces in India in World War Two, playing four times for Sind as an opening batsman and the only European on the team. His one first-class appearance in England came in 1947 playing for Combined Services against Oxford University.
Johnson was an allround sportsman who played hockey and squash, as well as cricket, for the RAF.
Appointed OBE in 1963 and CB in 1973
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