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James Leonard JOHNSON

Regimental number1385
Place of birthSan Croix, Hastings River, New South Wales
SchoolPort Macquarie Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBrickfields, Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Johnson, Brickfields, Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death6 May 1915
Age at death23
Place of burial4th Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 24), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew Julius and Mary Ann JOHNSON. Native of Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsJohn Oscar Johnson, brother, killed in France
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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