|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Campbeltown, Argyllshire, Scotland|
|Age on arrival in Australia||19|
|Address||Franklyn Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Louise Johnstone, Franklyn Street, Glebe, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/18/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Age at death||27|
|Age at death from cemetery records||27|
|Place of burial||Campbeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery (3. 453), Scotland|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Margaret JOHNSTONE; husband of Louie JOHNSTONE, 63 Hopetown Street, Camperdown, Sydney|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 155850 Gunner James Black JOHNSTONE, 125th Battery, 25th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, killed in action, 31 October 1917.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined 1st Bn, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915.
Wounded in action, 6 August 1915 (gun shot wound, foot, thigh and left arm); admitted to HS 'Delta', 7 August 1915; transferred to No 2 General Hospital, Gizereh, 12 August 1915; to British Red Cross Hospital, Montazah, 25 September 1915; discharged to Overseas Basde, Mustapha, 9 December 1915.
Taken on strength, 1st Training Bn, Tel el Kebir, 28 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force (date not recorded); disembarked Marseilles, France, 17 May 1916; marched into Australian Base Depot, Etaples, 3 June 1916.
On leave to United Kingdom, 3 June 1916; rejoined Base Depot from leave, 12 June 1916.
Admitted to No 26 General Hospital, Etaples, 12 June 1916; discharged from No 18 General Hospital, Camiers, 25 August 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 75 days.
Joined 1st Bn, in the field, 15 September 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 26 December 1916.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 19 January 1917.
Promoted Corporal, 6 February 1917.
Admitted to No 2 Field Ambulance, 16 February 1917 (septic foot), and transferred to Divisional Rest Station; discharged to unit, 2 March 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 7 March 1917.
Posted to 1st Training Bn, Durrington, England, 18 July 1917.
On command, No 1 Area Gas School, Chiseldon, 4 August 1917; rejoined 1st Training Bn, 11 August 1917, having qualified as assistant instructor.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 7 November 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 27 December 1917; rejoined 1st Bn, in the field, 23 February 1918.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 16 April 1918 (gun shot wound, buttock), and admitted to 1st Field Ambulance; transferred to 15th Casualty Clearing Station, 17 April 1918; to 23rd General Hospital, 20 April 1918; to England, 25 April 1918, and admitted to 1st Eastern General Hospital, Cambridge (wound: severe).
Died of wound received in action, and pneumonia, 2 May 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, JOHNSTONE Kenneth
Red Cross File 1450906P