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Donald JOHNSTON

Regimental number6033
Place of birthSurry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolChapel Street, Marrickville Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressMeeks Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs B Johnston, 37 Grove Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1918
Place of death or woundingJeancourt, France
Age at death32
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary Stuart JOHNSTON, 37 Grove Street, Marrickville, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsHe was brother in law to Pte C.V. Mahoney killed 25 April 1918 No 646 4th M.G. Bn
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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