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William Harold JOHNS

Regimental number16814
Place of birthBeaconsfield, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWest Devonport, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33.6
Height5' 9"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinUncle, A Johns, 28 Margaret Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Militia,
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 February 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameJanuary 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 17 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian General Hospital
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date25 April 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Pakeha', 6 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 25 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JOHNS William Harold

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