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John Ernest JOHNS

Regimental number6102
Place of birthCampbelltown
SchoolState School
Other trainingFarm duties
ReligionChurch of England
AddressUlverstone, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs A E Johns, South Gunns Plains, Ulverstone, Tasmania
Enlistment date30 May 1916
Place of enlistmentSouth Gunn's Plains, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 April 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, France
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 34), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert J. and Elizabeth J. JOHNS; husband of Ada Eva JOHNS, South Gunns Plains, Tasmania

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, victory Medal

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