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JOHNSTON, Robert
(Service number 24/1696)

Aliases
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Private

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin R Johnston (father), Georgetown, North Otago, New Zealand
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with Auckland Infantry Regiment, 6th (Hauraki) Company, 2nd Battalion Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation
Unit, Squadron, or Ship
Date
Transport
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 21 February 1917 Age 32
Place of Death Messines, Belgium
Cause Killed in action
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Fairlie War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of Robert and Betsy Johnston, of Georgetown, North Otago

Sources

Cenotaph databse [August 2013]

External Links

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Researched and Written by

Dave Batchelor (South Canterbury Museum)

Currently Assigned to

MHS

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