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Andrew JOHNSTON

Regimental number581
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
SchoolThe Liverpool Institute for Boys, Liverpool, Englnad
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marion Johnston, 15 Marshmont Crescent, Edinburgh, Scotland
Enlistment date25 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death40
Place of burialBethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 31), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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