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Granville Victor JOHNSON

Regimental number4346
Place of birthAngel St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Newtown Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
Address61 Fouler Street, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs M R Johnson, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinnguished Conduct Medal

Conspicuous coolness and devotion to duty, rendering valuable services as stretcher-bearer. 4 May 1917.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Pozieres
FateKilled in Action 11 September 1918
Place of death or woundingJeancourt, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialJeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and the late Martha Ann JOHNSON; husband of Muriel R. JOHNSON, 61 Fowler Street, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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