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James George JOHNSTON

Regimental number67
Place of birthBalmain New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEmpire Hotel, Bourke, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs M J Johnston, Empire Hotel, Bourke, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 4 March 1918

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularCould not read the RoHc due to unclear copy
FateKilled in Action 26 March 1919
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 44), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Sarah JOHNSTON; husband of Mrs M. JOHNSTON, 20 Byrne's Street, Rozelle, New South Wales

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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