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William JOHNSTON

Regimental number2391
Place of birthScotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressRochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Johnston, Nanneella, Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7501 Pte James JOHNSTON, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 July 1919.
Other details

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

Date of death31 January 1973

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