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Charles Royce Battersby JOHNSON

Regimental number4458
Place of birthBirkenhead, South Australia
SchoolLefever Pensular, Birkenhead Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMarine motor-driver
AddressVictoria Road, Birkenhead, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Elizabeth Johnson, Victoria Road, Birkenhead, South Australia
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Rollal Rwy
FateKilled in Action 22 April 1918
Place of death or woundingPoperhinge, France
Age at death24.8
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXVI, Row GG, Grave No. 4), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ada ELizabeth JOHNSON, Victoria Road, Birkenhead, Port Adelaide, South Australia

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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