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Ernest Maxwell JOHNSON

Regimental number5594
Place of birthCanberra, New South Wales
SchoolState School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSeaman
Address26 Wilson Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John George Johnson, 26 Wilson Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 November 1917
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row GG, Grave No. 5A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Goerge and Catherine JOHNSON, Mowbray, Tasmania. Native of New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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