CEF Soldier Detail

Private William Earl Johnston

Regimental Number:
904761
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Battalion:
2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Goderich, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
David Alexander Johnston, father. Bassano, Alberta
Address at Enlistment:
Grande Prairie, Alberta
Date of Birth:
July 8, 1894
Trade or Calling:
Teamster
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
March 13, 1916
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
35 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
1 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes
194th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Machine Gun Corps 2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 9th Reserve Battalion
Private Canadian Machine Gun Corps 5th Machine Gun Company
Private Canadian Machine Gun Corps Canadian Machine Gun Pool
Private Canadian Machine Gun Corps Canadian Machine Gun Depot
Private Canadian Infantry 194th Battalion
Son of David Alexander Johnston and Jane Anne Johnston (nee Bell); younger brother of Hugh Norman Johnston (Service No. 18514), Willis David Johnston (Service No. 18208) and Charles Bell Marshall Johnston (Service No. 2393340)