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Francis Rupert JOHNSON

Date of birth16 September 1883
Place of birthKew, Victoria
SchoolGrammar School, Aberdeen, Scotland
Other trainingClerical, sheep-farming and agricultural
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation manager
AddressSouth Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Mary Johnson, 59 Avoca Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: -
Promotion date: 1 October 1916

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPreviously wounded April 1918 at the taking of Villers-Bretonneux
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBellicourt, France
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Jane Mary JOHNSON, 59 Avoca Street, South Yarra, Victoria. Native of Kew, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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