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Alfred JOHNSTON

Regimental number1050
Place of birthBeenleigh, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairyman
AddressNewrybar, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs Maria Nickson, Queen Stret, Bulimba, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds at HQ Dressing Station, Delville Wood, France
FateDied of wounds 24 January 1917
Place of death or woundingDelville Wood, Somme, France
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialDartmoor Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 15), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Amelia Anne JOHNSTON
Family/military connectionsBrother, No 659 Bombardier Alexander Johnston
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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