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William JOHNSTON

Regimental number1065
Place of birthTayport Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
Addressc/o Dr Inglis, High Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Johnston, Tay Port, Fife, Scotland
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 August 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death5 January 1971

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