Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
17985   Private William Henry Johnstone
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 29/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 27/01/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 27
William Henry Johnstone was the son of William and Susan Henry Johnstone. William was born in Fivemiletown, Co. Tyrone about 1890. William enlisted in Glasgow. Private William Johnstone was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on 27 January 1917. He was 27 years old. The CWGC also record Private W H Johnstone as the husband of Margaret Brown Campbell Johnstone, of 29, Grace St., Anderston, Glasgow.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 796477
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 2 Fivemiletown
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1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 44
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1 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021