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Douglas Gordon JOHNSTON

Regimental number2124
Place of birthOakland, South Australia
SchoolSt Peters College, Adelaide, South Australia
Other trainingBank of Adelaide
ReligionChurch of England
AddressOakbank House, Oakbank, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Effie F Johnston, Oakbank House, Oakbank, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of disease 5 May 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCasmbridge Borough Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 3638), Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew Deans and Effie Florence JOHNSTON, Oakbank, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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