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Ernest Edwin JOHNSTONE

Regimental number2106
Place of birthDeloraine Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressDeloraine, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, William Johnstone, Deloraine, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 April 1973
Place of burialDeloraine Cemetery, Tasmania

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