John Benjamin JOHNS

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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, 1 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
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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, SN 1570, 11th Infantry Battalion
22 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1570, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1570, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle
1 Aug 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 1570, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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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