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Regimental number243
Place of birthOrbost Victoria
AddressOrbost, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Johnston, Orbost, Victoria
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 19 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A1, Grave No. 5), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Eva JOHNSTON, Orbost, Victoria

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