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Alex Campbell-Johnston

In memory of:

Lieutenant Alex Campbell-Johnston

September 2, 1918

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)


16th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Ronald Campbell and Amy Ellen C. Campbell-Johnston of Vancouver, British Columbia. He enlisted when under sixteen years of age, serving first as a Private in the same Regiment.

Commemorated on Page 380 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. C. 25.


Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt is in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 16 kilometres south-east of Arras and 4 kilometres south of the Arras-Cambrai main road. DOMINION CEMETERY is 2.5 kilometres north-east of the village, about 545 metres from the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Cabana to Campling. Microform Sequence 17; Volume Number 31829_B016726. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 161.  Page 1017 of 1024
  • Photo of ALEX CAMPBELL-JOHNSTON– Private Ronald Alfred Campbell-Johnston, the older brother of Lieutenant Alex Campbell-Johnston was killed in action on September 3, 1918, the day after his younger brother was killed. They are both buried in DOMINION CEMETERY, HENDECOURT-LES-CAGNICOUR, in graves I. G. 13, and I. C. 25, respectively. Source: The Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of October 5, 1918. Image taken from web address of
  • Photo of Alex Campbell-Johnston– In memory of the students from Jarvis Collegiate who fought in World War I and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of Alex Campbell-Johnston– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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