Regimental number95
Place of birthMagherabough Co Tyrone, Ireland
SchoolDrumclamph, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia22
AddressPO Belair, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maggie Ann Johnston, Castledry, Spimont, Ireland
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 March 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 11), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret Ann JOHNSTON, Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Ireland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JOHNSTON Thomas