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Sydney William JOHNSON

Regimental number641
Place of birthLiverpool, England
SchoolThe Liverpool Institute
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWylde Green, Birmingham, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, J P Johnson, Wylde Green, Birmingham, England
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRemained at sea for some time, but eventually gave it up and settled at San Francisco. Came from Frisco to join A.I.F.
FateKilled in Action 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFlanders
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 18), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Parker and Lucy E. JOHNSON, 42 Richmond Road, Birkdale, Southport, Lancs, England. Native of Liverpool, England

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