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George Makepeace JOHNSTON

Regimental number3876
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
SchoolWest Brunswick State School, 2890, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationTinsmith
Address20 Moreland Road, North Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Miss I Johnston, 20 Moreland Road, West Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde Ridge, Passchendaele, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 22), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Maria JOHNSTON. Native of Brunswick, Victoria
Family/military connections3 cousins killed

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