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William Frederick JOHNSON

Regimental number3918
Place of birthMackay, Queensland
SchoolMackay State School and Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWarehouseman
AddressDornoch Terrace, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Ellen Johnson, Dornoch Terrace, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceQueensland Rifles and the Artillery
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName on RoHc William John Frederick
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death29.9
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row G, Grave No. 19A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Frederick and Ellen JOHNSON, Corner Lancaster and Kitchener Roads, Ascot, Brisbane. Native of Mackay, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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