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Edward John JOHNSON

Regimental number6540
Place of birthWellington, New South Wales
Place of birthSydney
SchoolLiverpool Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSummer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs F E Johnson, 93 Liverpool Road, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death28.10
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row J, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Florence JOHNSON, Shakespeare Street, Campsie, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCecil Johnson of New Zealand, cousin (deceased)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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