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Benjamin D JOHNSTON

Regimental number1218
Date of birth11 August 1895
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address60 Belgrave Street, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs J S Johnston, 260 Belgrave Street, Manly, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Date of death21 May 1957
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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