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Clarence William JOHNSON

Regimental number317
Date of birth21 April 1894
Place of birthCorowa, New South Wales
SchoolPrahran College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressSanger Street, Corowa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 11"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinFather, Walter M Johnson, Sanger Street, Corowa, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in 43rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date19 July 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Albury, 26 September 1912. Transferred to Wodonga branch, January 1915; to Corryong branch (as teller), October 1915.
FateDied of wounds 22 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row H, Grave No. 9), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Corowa Old Cemetery, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: Walter Murray and Christina JOHNSON, Corowa, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, Ypres, 20 September 1917; died of wounds, 3rd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 22 September 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JOHNSON Clarence William
'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 201.

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