John Benjamin JOHNS

JOHNS, John Benjamin

Service Number: 1570
Enlisted: 6 January 1915
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Vic., 1889
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Ballarat State School
Occupation: Warehouseman
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 1 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula
II G 37, Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial, Victoria Park Church of the Transfiguration Fallen Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

6 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1570, 11th Infantry Battalion
22 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, 1570, 11th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Itonus embarkation_ship_number: A50 public_note: ''
22 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, 1570, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle
1 Aug 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, 1570, 11th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1570 awm_unit: 11 Battalion awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1915-08-01

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Marie Louise Johns, of 130, Suburban Rd., South Perth, Western Australia, and the late John B. Johns