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Frank Horwood JOHNSON

Regimental number5681
Place of birthBlues Point Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolChurch of England Grammar School, North Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotopr mechanic
Address'Folkestone', St Leonards Point, Greenwich, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Frank Horwood Johnson, 'Folkestone', St Leonards Point, Greenwich, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets, North Shore, Sydney, NSW
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven name on RoHc Francis Horwood. Memorial tablet of Boonge erected in North Shore Grammar School Chapel to his memory.
FateKilled in Action 25 February 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Frank Norwood Johnson on NR
Place of death or woundingWarlencourt, Somme, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis Horwood and Annie ELizabeth JOHNSON, 100 Spofforth Street, Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Lane Cove River, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsHis brother E Johnson - was wounded at Bullecourt.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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