John Johnston

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: October 1914
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/358
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Drake Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 40
  • Date of Death: 13.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 1A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 50 Mains Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Works Dept, Dundee Corporation
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Margaret Johnston, 50 Mains Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

More about John Johnston

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

John Johnson   CZ/358   Drake Bn   R.N.D.


A.B. John Johnson, R.N.D., whose wife resides at 50 Mains Road, Dundee, has been killed in action.  The deceased was in the employment of the Works Department of the Dundee Corporation before enlisting.  He joined the colours in October 1914, and went through the Dardanelles campaign.  A.B. Johnson was 40 years of age.

Dundee People’s Journal 9th December 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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