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William Frederick Collins JOHNSON

Regimental number2517
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLeederville, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 7.75"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Frances Josephine Johnson, 130 Loftus Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 13 years in the Royal Garrison Artillery; discharged, time expired.
Enlistment date7 April 1917
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Special Draft
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Indarra on 26 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Discharge date2 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, England, France (post-Armistice)

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kaiser-i-Hind', 6 May 1919; disembarked, 9 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 2 July 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 103 Loftus Street, Leederville, Western Australia.
SourcesNAA: B2455, JOHNSON William Frederick Collins

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