James Paul JOHNS

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JOHNS, James Paul

Service Number: 643
Enlisted: 11 December 1916, Bendigo, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia, 1882
Home Town: Eaglehawk, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Sailors Gully State School, Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Miner
Died: Died of wounds, France, 30 August 1918
Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Plot VIII, Row B, Grave 1
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Dec 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 643, 6th Machine Gun Company, Bendigo, Vic.
10 May 1917: Involvement Private, SN 643, 6th Machine Gun Company
10 May 1917: Embarked Private, SN 643, 6th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Melbourne
16 Apr 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, France
24 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 643, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 643, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, The Battle of Amiens
29 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 643, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne, SW right arm and hand. Evacuated to 61st CCS at Vecquemont however died of wounds the next day 30 August 1918.
30 Aug 1918: Involvement Private, SN 643, 5th Machine Gun Battalion

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