CEF Soldier Detail

Pioneer Malcolm Johnston
Died: January 6, 1919

Regimental Number:
154864
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Engineers
Battalion:
1st Pioneer Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Selkirk, Maanitoba
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs Margaret McLeod, St Louis, Man, mother Lily Pearce, Edmonton,wife
Address at Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Birth:
February 27, 1874
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
July 26, 1915
Age at enlistment:
41
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
40 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
January 6, 1919
Age at Death:
45
Buried at:
Beechmount Cemetery, Edmonton, Alberta
Plot:
0048 0026
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150 Accession 1992-93/166 Box 4890-41
Research Notes

1st Pioneer Battalion Nominal Roll

Weight 155lbs. 

Information up dated by S V Pearson, Stettler, Alberta, Sept., 20, 2017. Sources: Attestation document and Military Grave Marker

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Pioneer Canadian Engineers 1st Pioneer Battalion
Sapper Canadian Infantry 66th Battalion Canadian Railway Troops

previous service-6th Regt C M R

Death was due to war service. Private Johnston is listed in the WW 1 books of remebrance