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Andrew Aitken Johnston

  • Service number
    • WWI 7968 AWMM
    • ANF486 Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 November 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Full caption reads: 'New Zealand Lads in Blue: Group of boys from the land of the Kiwi and Moa serving on board HMS [sic] Australia'.

Photograph of New Zealanders serving on HMAS Australia in 1915

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew Aitken AWMM
  • Surname
    Johnston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 7968 AWMM
    • ANF486 Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 November 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 September 1883 AWMM OutramOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 7968 AWMM
    • ANF486 Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 November 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Military service
    • HMAS Cerberus AWMM
    • HMAS Sydney AWMM
    • Royal Australian Navy Public - Keith - Researcher - 20 November 2019 - Source

      Andrew Aitken Johnston, Discovering Anzacs
      RAN Service cards – Petty officers & men
      Series A6770, Barcode: 4436016
      JOHNSTON ANDREW AITKEN : Service Number - 7968 :
      Date of birth - 16 Sep 1883 : Place of birth – OUTRANI[sic] NZ :
      Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE : Next of Kin - JESSICA
    • Royal Navy (Australian Naval Force) Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 November 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
    • HMAS Australia Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 November 2019 - Source

      Andrew Aitken Johnston, Discovering Anzacs
      RAN Service cards – Petty officers & men
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    20 January 1905 Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 November 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 November 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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Death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
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  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    1911 England Census of 02 April 1911, Portsmouth, Hampshire, Vessel 36 [HMS Colossus] Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 November 2019 - Class: RG14; Piece: 5592; Registration District Number: 90; ED, institution, or vessel: 36 [HMS Colossus];

    Andrew Johnston; 27 years; Mechanician; Outram, Otago, New Zealand;

    https://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/results?sourcecategory=census%2c+land+%26+surveys&collection=census&keywords=rg14pn5592+rd90+outram&datasetname=1911+census+for+england+%26+wales

    HMS Colossus

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