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George Walter JOHNSON

Regimental number582
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStud groom
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Martha Hunter, Everton Park, Enoggera, Queensland
Enlistment date9 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Refers 1 September 1918.
Recommendation date: Unspecified

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 30 September 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 24 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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