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Arthur JOHNSON

Regimental number7748
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolState School
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationLabourer
AddressDevonport, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Johnson, Little Rook Street, West Devonport, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in A.M. Cadets
Enlistment date27 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of disease 2 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot I, row E, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Martha Ann JOHNSON, Middle Road, Devonport, Tasmania. Native of Launceston, Tasmania

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