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Aubcrt Richard JOHNSON

Regimental number572
Place of birthVincent Street, Ararat, Victoria
SchoolArarat State School 800, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressView Point Street, Ararat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Wm Johnson, View Point Street, Ararat, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1915
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 May 1915
Age at death20.7
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: WIlliam and jane Hyslope JOHNSON. Native of Ararat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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