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John Harold JOHNSON

Regimental number871
Place of birthArmidale, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDrover
AddressArmidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.8
Height5' 6.75"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, G. Johnson, Grafton Road, Armidale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date11 February 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Suevic', 8 October 1916; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right hand: accidental injury), Sydney, 11 February 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 February 1972
Age at death84
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, JOHNSON John Harold

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