Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
2498654   Private James Johnston
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Dated added: 01/06/2017
Last updated: 27/03/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth:
19/05/1883
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
James Johnston was the son of Thomas and Martha Johnston. James Johnston emigrated to Canada or USA around 1901. Prior to enlisting, James lived at Lipperville, Pennsylvania. He enlisted on 27th September 1917 in Toronto, Canada. He was a labourer. He joined the Y&S Foresters. He latterly joined the joined 2nd CMR (2nd Battalion of the Canadian Mounted Regiment?) on 21st August 1918. It seems Private Johnston never actually got to France. Private James Johnston was demobilized 24th March 1919 and returned to Canada.
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Local Memorial Details
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1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 1 (Served) Coagh
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 Brother - John Johnston Also served in the the war
2 James Johnston Attestation Papers Canadian Military Papers (44 pages)
Coagh & District in WW1
2018-2020