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Lloyd Charles JOHNSON

Regimental number11344
Place of birthWilloughby, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationTanner
AddressCambridge Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, H E Johnson, Cambridge Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Previous military service18th Infantry; Served for 2 years in the Royal Australian Garrison Artillery, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date25 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1344
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Discharge date16 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, Cairo, 13 February 1916; posted to 57th Battery, 22 March 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 22 June 1916. Transferred to and taken on strength of 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, France, 27 January 1917. On leave to England, 7-21 November 1918.

Found guilty of being absent without leave, 24-29 November 1918: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No. 2 and forfeiture of 12 days' pay.

Admitted to hospital, 19 May 1917 (influenza); rejoined unit, Belgium, 20 September 1917. On leave to England, 8 November 1917; rejoined unit, 24 November 1917.

Married Florence Stevens, The Parish Church, Wandsworth, London, 18 November 1918.

Admitted to hospital, 31 January 1919 (scabies); rejoined unit, 20 February 1919. Readmitted to hospital, 20 February 1919; transferred to England, 4 March 1919, and admitted to King George Hospital, Stamford St, London, 4 March 1919. Discharged, 12 March 1919, and granted furlough to report to Headquarters, 26 March 1919, for march out to No. 2 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, Wiltshire.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Indarra', 12 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 September 1919; discharged, 16 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 December 1958
Age at death63
Place of burialCremated: Northern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales; ashes scattered at his request in Broken Bay, New South Wales.

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