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Archibald William JOHNSTON

Regimental number6795
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolPublic School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTimber getter
AddressPalmwoods, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Johnston, Mt Gambier, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in South African (Boer) War with Imperial Bushman
Enlistment date29 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row E, Grave No. 23), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
76
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Jane JOHNSTON, Bertha Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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