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James Robert JOHNSTON

Regimental number5040
Place of birthShetland Shetland Isles
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSailor
Address19 Clarence Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Tait, Eithsling, Shetland Islands via Scotland
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918

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