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Roy Victor JOHNSTON

Regimental number139
Place of birthNew Park, Kangaloon, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
Other trainingFarming
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressClunes, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, c/o R A H Johnston, Campsie, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven name on RoHc as Victor Roy
FateKilled in Action 15 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death15 June 1915
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, row A, Grave No. 15), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
37
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Gerard and Emily JOHNSTON, Princess Street, Canterbury, Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrother Sargeant L.H. Johnston, also Major Chaplain G.W.Johnston
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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