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James JOHANSEN

Regimental number3818
Place of birthCoimadai, Victoria
SchoolState School, No 714
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBacchus Marsh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Johansen, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of disease 24 February 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXXI, Row G, Grave No. 26A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
47
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Adolphus Emil and Matilda JOHANSEN. Native of Coimadai, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3418 Pte John Edward JOHANSEN, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Died of meningitis.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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