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Arthur Joseph JOHNSON

Regimental number279
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressBeeac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSamuel Herber Johnson, Beeac, Victoria
Enlistment date22 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: [280] Lt John Heber JOHNSON MC, DSO, 14th Bn, killed in action, 2 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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