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Charles Alfred JOHNSON

Regimental number8000
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
SchoolFaraday Street State School, Carlton, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTel mechanic
Address2 Melton Street, Ascot Vale, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Thomas Johnson, 2 Melton Street, Ascot Vale, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets. Sergeant, Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date7 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven name spelt Charles on RoHc. Fought at Egypt, Arabian Desert, France.
FateKilled in Action 28 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot XII, Row B, Grave No. 20), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Thomas and Emmeline JOHNSON, Charlesville, Epsom Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Family/military connectionsThree cousins killed in action. One cousin returned with Honors.

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