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Leslie William JOHNSTON

Regimental number817
Place of birthBranxholm England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, W A Johnston, Derby, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialLP (Panel 44)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
76
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth Lillian JOHNSTON, Derby, Tasmania

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