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David JOHNSON

Regimental number631
Place of birthHopetoun, Victoria
Other NamesDavid Thomas
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 7"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinMrs Emma Johnson, 10 Hunter Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets; member of Rifle Club.
Enlistment date9 November 1914
Place of enlistmentHopetoun, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentShoeing Smith
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 2 August 1915
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 4), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Other details

War service: Egypt

Died of malaria, 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 2 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JOHNSON David

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