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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Guthrie Johnston

In memory of:

Leading Aircraftman Robert Guthrie Johnston

July 8, 1942

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information

Son of George and Edith E. Johnston, of Vancouver.

Commemorated on Page 85 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Block 5. Plot 12. Lot 4.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Sergeant Gutteridge (Pilot - R/121025), Sergeant Johnston (Pilot - R/122066), Sergeant Stearns (R/131519) and Leading Aircraftman MacDonald (12176A) were killed after RCAF Cessna Crane 8743 of 15 SFTS was involved in a mid-air collision 

Claresholm airfield memorial 1 - note that Leading Aircraftman MacDonald is incorrectly recorded under RAAF instead of RCAF
  • Memorial– Claresholm airfield memorial 2
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Vancouver Sun. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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