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Arthur Edgar Stanley JOHNSON

Regimental number7347
Place of birthRaywood, Victoria
Other NamesArthur Edgar
SchoolRaywood State School, Victoria
OccupationEngine driver
AddressRaywood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 7.5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, A Johnson, Froude Street, Raywood, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Raywood State School No 1844 Honor Roll ('Humanity called, the response was great'), Raywood Hall, Victoria.
Discharge date17 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wandilla', 31 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 18 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound back, right arm), Melbourne, 17 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name entered on Embarkation Roll as Edward.
SourcesNAA: B2455, JOHNSON Arthur Edgar Stanley

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