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John Allen JOHNSON

Regimental number6526
Place of birthProspect, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSlaughterman
Address3 College Street, Croydon, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Johnson, c/o Mrs Bald, Liverpool Road, Ashfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Spelt John Allan Johnson on Nominal Roll.
Place of death or woundingHermies, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialHermies British Cemetery (Row B, Grave 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Pauline JOHNSON
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: Pte A. Sutton, killed in action
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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