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John Virtue JOHNSTON

Regimental number1736
Place of birthCootamundra New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressNewington Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Jessie Eva Johnston, Bonnie Doon, Newington Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 4 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 21 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 May 1978

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