The AIF Project


Regimental number2687
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
SchoolFootscray State School, Victoria
Other trainingMusic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMill hand
AddressBarrabupp, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs Esabetta Johnstone, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds, prisoner of war Germany
FateDied of wounds 17 September 1916
Place of death or woundingGermany
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialCandry Old Communal Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Eysabella JOHNSTONE, 52 Byron Street, Footscray, Victoria

Print format