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David Francis JOHNSTONE

Regimental number8005
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressOsborne Park, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height6' 0"
Weight224 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Woodman, Main Street, Osborne Park, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 September 1917
Place of enlistmentGeraldton, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Discharge date18 February 1919
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Saxon', 11 December 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 20 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: bunions, both feet), Perth, 18 February 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JOHNSTONE David Francis

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