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James Anderson Kerr JOHNSTON

Date of birth8 August 1883
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
SchoolWarrnambool Academy, Victoria
OccupationMechanical engineer
AddressCamden, Railway Terrace, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Johnston, Camden, Railway Terrace,Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name7th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in Cairo, wounded at Gallipoli.Served in the 5th A.I.R., 1900 to time of starting Compulsory Training, then in 60th Bn until enlistment in A.I.F.
FateDied of wounds 19 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 254), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Warrnambool Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Robert and Jessie JOHNSTON, 7 Railway Terrace, Williamstown, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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