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Ernest Napoleon JOHNSON

Regimental number663
Place of birthAlexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolBourke Street Public School
Other trainingTobacco worker
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTobacco worker
AddressMilford Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinsister, Mrs Niven, Milford Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death15 July 1915
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Elizabeth GODDARD (formerly JOHNSON), and the late Neil JOHNSON. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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