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Leslie John JOHNSON

Regimental number1332
Place of birthCornella, Victoria
SchoolToolleen State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressFletcher Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Joseph P Johnson, Colbinabbin, Victoria
Enlistment date8 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 16), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Percival Oliver and Emma JOHNSON, Colbinabbin, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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