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Regimental number2584
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolCarnarvon and Moora State Schools, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm hand
Address'Yarralilea', Picton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Charles Percival Johnstone, Customs House, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Harvey Johnstone on NR
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death19
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row C, Grave No. 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Martha JOHNSTONE, Customs House, Fremantle, Western Australia. Native of Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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