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James Percy JOHNSTON

Regimental number1647
Place of birthSunbury, Victoria
SchoolKing Street State School, North Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Thomas Johnston, No. 1 Little Howard Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date16 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death15 May 1915
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row L, Grave No. 176), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
50
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Thomas and Sarah JOHNSTON, 288 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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