William James Johnston Image

Name

Gunner William James Johnston

Born

1891-01-23

From

Occupation

Bank Clerk; later Car Dealership Owner

Death

1985-10-16

Where Died

Elmira, ON



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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

307700

Highest Rank

Gunner

Conflict

Battalion

43th Battery

Enlisted

Pembroke, ON

Enlistment Date

1916-01-18


Service Record 2


Conflict

Battalion

Enlistment Date

1917-01-22 (transferred to 55th)



Artefacts, Photographs & Resources

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News Clippings


William J. Johnston on horseback
William J. Johnston on horseback
Cite St. Pierre, 1917 (or 1919?)
Cite St. Pierre, 1917 (or 1919?)
W. J. Johnston,
W. J. Johnston, "B" sub. gun pit, Cite St. Pierre, 1919
Field guns
Field guns
William J. Johnston next to artillery
William J. Johnston next to artillery
Petawawa 1916 : William J. Johnston
Petawawa 1916 : William J. Johnston
R.C. Gould and William J. Johnston, Sieburg, Germany
R.C. Gould and William J. Johnston, Sieburg, Germany
W.J. Johnston leaving for Cooking Course
W.J. Johnston leaving for Cooking Course
William J. Johnston on halt during mounted parade
William J. Johnston on halt during mounted parade
Cite St. Pierre during April 1919
Cite St. Pierre during April 1919
Pte. William J. Johnston, up the River, Godalming
Pte. William J. Johnston, up the River, Godalming
S.S. Metagama accommodation card
S.S. Metagama accommodation card
Petawawa Pass
Petawawa Pass
1918 Oct 31 letter to brother, page 2
1918 Oct 31 letter to brother, page 2
1918 Oct 31 letter to brother, page 1
1918 Oct 31 letter to brother, page 1
1918 Oct 31 letter to brother, page 3
1918 Oct 31 letter to brother, page 3
1916 Sept. 11 letter to mother, page 1
1916 Sept. 11 letter to mother, page 1
1916 Sept. 11 letter to mother, page 2
1916 Sept. 11 letter to mother, page 2

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