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The plaque commemorates Private Leslie Johnson who was killed in action in France during World War One. 

Mr and Mrs J. P. Johnson, of " Dartleigh," Colbinabbin, received the sad news from the Defence Department that their son, Private L. J. Johnson, had been killed in action in France on 21st February. The deceased soldier was 26 years of age, and was their second eldest son.
Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express, 23 March 1917. 



Address:Bendigo - Murchison Road & Andrews Road, St. John`s Anglican Church, Colbinabbin, 3559
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.595815
Long: 144.746104
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event STart Date:21-February-1917
Actual Event End Date:21-February-1917


Front Inscription

To the Glory of God and in memory of Leslie John Johnson

Private, 39th. Battalion, A.I.F.

Killed in action at Armentieres, in France,
21st February, 1917.  Aged 26 years.

"Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori."



Source: MA
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