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Richard JOHNSON

Regimental number4454
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolStanmore Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address'Wavertree', England Avenue, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Johnson, 'Wavertree', England Avenue, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFate place written as "near Noreuil, South of Bullecourt North East of Baupaume."
FateKilled in Action 4 May 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil
Age at death18.10
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Special Memorial C.2), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
89
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Charlotte JOHNSON, England Avenue, Marrickville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsPte Harold Melrose Johnson - killed, brother.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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