Harry Peter JOHNSTON

JOHNSTON, Harry Peter

Service Numbers: 1568, 455
Enlisted: 2 December 1914, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 3rd Field Company Engineers
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 1 May 1893
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Fitter
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World War 1 Service

2 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1568, 10th Infantry Battalion, Oaklands, South Australia
19 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1568, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1568, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne
5 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1568, 10th Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli
12 Aug 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 3rd Field Company Engineers
31 Aug 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 455, 3rd Field Company Engineers
Date unknown: Wounded SN 455, 3rd Field Company Engineers

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Biography

"...455 Harry Peter Johnston, born Melbourne, Victoria. Enlisted at Oaklands, South Australia, 2 December 1914. 10th Infantry Battalion. Transferred to 3rd Field Company Engineers 1915. Served Gallipoli. Returned to Australia 1917." - SOURCE (collections.slsa.sa.gov.au)