Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Willis Johnston

In memory of:

Corporal Willis Johnston

January 3, 1919

No. 62 Casualty Clearing Stn, France

Military Service


Service Number:

18208

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Army Service Corps

Division:

1st Field Butchery

Citation(s):

Victory Medal, British War Medal, 1914-15 Star.

Additional Information


Born:

August 1, 1894
Goderich, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 27, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of David A. Johnston of Glen Leslie, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 536 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

B. 12.

Location:

KORTRIJK (ST. JAN) COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 28 Km east of Ieper town centre on the N8 Meenseweg. From Ieper Kortrijk is reached via the N8 Meenseweg which is a continuous road running from Ieper to Kortrijk via Menen (Menin) and Wevelgem. On reaching the town of Kortrijk the N8 crosses the R8 ring road. 2 Km beyond this landmark lies the cemetery on the left hand side of the road. The Commission plot is located at the back side of the cemetery, furthest away from the main road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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