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Ernest Lytton JOHNSTONE

Regimental number3064
Place of birthErewood
SchoolOmanama State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressErewood, Omanama near Inglewood, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Dr Osborne Johnstone, Erewood, Omanama near Inglewood, Queensland
Enlistment date2 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 April 1918
Place of death or woundingLens, Vigencourt
Age at death24
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Osborne and Eliza Ann JOHNSTONE, Erewood, Oman-ama, via Warwick, Queensland
Family/military connectionsHis brother William Johnstone No 3500 killed 7 September 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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