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George JOHNSTON

Regimental number10347
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSleeper cutter
AddressBairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, P Johnston, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Chevalier de l'ordre de la Couronne


Recommendation date: 21 December 1917

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Croix de Guerre, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 September 1972
Age at death76
Place of burialOrbost Cemetery, Victoria

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