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James JOHNSTON

Regimental number7501
Place of birthHaddington Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressRochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W Johnston, Nanneella, Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date9 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2391 Driver William JOHNSTON, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 June 1931

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