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Frank Thomas JOHNSON

Regimental number51
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolCanterbury State School, Victoria
Other trainingSwinburne Technical College, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngineer
AddressNyora, Myrtle Road, Canterbury, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Johnson, Nyora, Myrtle Road, Canterbury, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death20.11
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Artillery Road Plot 2), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Jessie JOHNSON, 'Nyora', Myrtle Road, Canterbury, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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