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John Francis JOHNSTON

Regimental number3173
Place of birthBelfast, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMallee, Davis Crek, Aberdeen, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Robert Johnston, 29 Market Street, Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Place of enlistmentRutherford, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919
SourcesNAA: B2455, JOHNSTON John Francis

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