|Full name||Leslie Albert Johnson|
|Date of birth||6 July 1908|
|Place of birth||Elsternwick, Victoria|
|Date of death||24 January 1942(aged 33)|
|Place of death||near Singapore, British Malaya|
|Original team(s)||Ascot Vale CYMS|
|1933||North Melbourne||5 (3)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1933.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Leslie Albert "Len" Johnson (6 July 1908 - 24 January 1942) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Essendon and North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He died in an accident while serving with the Second AIF during World War II.
One of the eight children of Albert Henry Johnson, and Margaret Johnson, née O'Keefe, Leslie Albert Johnson was born in Elsternwick, Victoria on 6 July 1908 (his birth was registered as "Albert Lesley Johnson").
His mother died on 26 June 1918, aged 40, when Len was only 10. His father, a handyman who had to travel widely for his work, leaving his youngest son in the hands of his daughters, and assuming that his eldest son, Dan (known as Edward), could look after himself, and delivered his three other sons, Len, Eric, and Patrick over to the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul's Boys Orphange in Cecil Street, South Melbourne.
He died in an accident on 24 January 1942 near Singapore. On that day, Johnson's sergeant ordered 4 Reserve Motor Transport Company to demolish a warehouse. The sergeant knocked down a wall, not knowing that Johnson was behind it and killing Johnson in the process.