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Cecil Oliver JOHNSON

Regimental number6781
Place of birthStochins Pelham, Herts, England
SchoolStoching Pelham
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressNortham, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J. Johnson, Berden Road, Stocking Belham Buntingford Herts, England
Enlistment date29 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularVery fond of poultry, went to Australia to "make a name" at poultry farming.
FateDied of wounds 9 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Ann JOHNSON, Berden Road, Stocking, Pelham, Herts, England
Family/military connectionsBrother to Hubert Johnson, who was killed in 1915. Note: there were the only 2 son in the family. There are 5 sisters.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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