CEF Soldier Detail

Private Norman Johnston

Regimental Number:
101234
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
31st Battalion
Company:
B
Place of Birth:
Blake, Stanley Township, Huron County, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs Thomas Johnston, Blake Huron, Ontario, Canada.
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
February 29, 1892
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
September 4, 1915
Age at enlistment:
23
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Not Specified
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded in the attack on Passchendaele November 1917. Wounded Battle of Amiens August 1918.
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box r4892 - 14
Research Notes
Info from the attestation papers and the war diary. There is also no trace on the CWGC site.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion B
In the Battle of Amiens when this man won the MM he was also wounded, possibly when he won the award.
Awards and Decorations
Military Medal