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Matthew Sydenham JOHNSTON

Regimental number35626
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationElectrical engineer
Address'Wonga Wonga', Monte Christo Street, Woolwich, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Johnston, 'Kelvin Grove', Monte Christo Street, Woolwich, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service21st Infantry
Enlistment date11 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, May 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death22 February 1942

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