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Rupert Stanley JOHNSON

Regimental number2685
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Experimental Farm, Lewisham, Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.1
Height5' 5.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, W J Johnson, Experimental Farm, Lewisham, Bathurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets, 1 year in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: "Unspecified

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 14 August 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date25 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, on board HT 'Castilia', 13 April 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 1 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 25 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 February 1980
Age at death83
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, JOHNSON Rupert Stanley

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