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454448   Private Thomas John Johnston
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 16/04/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 73rd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 20/08/1892
Died: 13/04/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 25
Thomas John Johnston was the son of Fleming Wilson Johnston and Mrs Mary Johnston, of Camowen, Omagh, County Tyrone. He was born in Omagh, County Tyrone on 20th August 1892. Thomas emigrated to Canada where he worked as a farmer. Thomas John Johnston enlisted on 24th June 1915 at Cornwall, Ontario. He names his next of kin as his mother Mary. Private Thomas John Johnston was serving with the 73rd Battalion of the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment) when he died on 13th April 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension
  Barlin, Pas de Calais
Grave Ref: Grave I-H-55
CWGC Casualty 470126
Barlin is a village about 11 Kms south-west of Bethune on the D188, between the Bethune-Arras and Bethune-St. Pol roads, about 6.5 Kms south-east of Bruay. The Communal Cemetery and Extension lie to the north of the village on the D171 road to Houchin.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 Canadian Great War Project Details of Private Thomas John Johnston
2 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of James Hogarth Johnston
3 Circumstances of Death Registers Details of Private Thomas John Johnston's death
4 Thomas John Johnston Attestation Papers Canadian Military documents (42 no.)
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