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Edwin Campbell JOHNSON

Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolPultury Street School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address68 Clarendon Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie May Johnson, 54 Armstrong Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularChampion Amateur Swimmer of SA
FateDied of wounds 30 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot I, row F, Grave No. 10), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mr A. Campbell JOHNSON; husband of Elsie May JOHNSON, 203 George Street, East Melbourne. Native of Glenelg, South Australia
Family/military connectionsMajor Campbell Johnson Imperial Army killed September 1918 (elder brother)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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