George Richard Somerville JOHNSTON

JOHNSTON, George Richard Somerville

Service Number: 163
Enlisted: 30 December 1914, Tambo, Queensland
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Tambo, Queensland, Australia, 6 February 1894
Home Town: Augathella, Murweh, Queensland
Schooling: Armidale State School
Occupation: Station hand
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli,, 10 November 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Embarkation Pier Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Toowoomba War Memorial (Mothers' Memorial)
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World War 1 Service

30 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 163, Tambo, Queensland
2 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 163, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 163, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Medic, Brisbane
29 Aug 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Light Horse Regiment
29 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 163, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli
10 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 163, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

George Richard Somerville JOHNSTON was born on 6th February, 1894 in Tambo, Queensland

His parents were George JOHNSTON & Frances Amy ROBINSON