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David Rupert JOHNS

Regimental number29299
Place of birthDungog, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDungog, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.8
Height6' 0"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinFather, I Johns, Dungog, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 14th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date15 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 May 1916
Place of enlistmentMarrickville, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 117
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Discharge date28 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mahia', 4 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 28 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 December 1948
Place of burialDungog Cemetery, New South Wales

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