mini-Biography of Wentworth M Johnson


Wentworth M. Johnson (WMJ)

WMJ is a Canadian writer, born in 1939 in the town of March, Cambridgeshire, England.

WMJ is the great grandson of William Edward Bourne 1850-1925 (Playwright, dramatist and theatrical producer).

WMJ has published newspaper and magazine articles, as well as a number of fiction and non-fiction books.


Worked with the Ghurkha regiment reclaiming Borneo after it had been invaded by Indonesia and later as navigator with 1125 Marine Craft unit, chasing pirates in the South China Sea.

Spent two years in Nairobi on international communications and handed the Small station over to the Kenyan Army.

Career in Canada

Moved to Canada after leaving the Royal Air Force in 1967 and worked in a lumber factory for a short while. Then spent five years working in a munitions factory and laboratory after a disagreement with the boss walked out and immediately got a job with a local television station and worked there for some twenty-eight years. Took early retirement in the year 2000.


  • Writing
  • English History


  • Building flying scale model aircraft
  • Playing the Bagpipes and any woodwind instrument

Pictures from Singapore

  • longhouse
  • Beverly