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Lieutenant Lyell Carson Johnston

Male 1895 - 1917  (22 years)


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  • Name Lyell Carson Johnston 
    Prefix Lieutenant 
    Born 13 Feb 1895  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1  [3
    Johnston,LyallC.-WW1.jpg
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Student 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    WW1, Lieutenant, 111th Battalion 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    WW1, Lieutenant, 29th Regiment 
    Name Carson Johnston 
    Name Lyall Corson Johnston 
    Residence Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-350150 
    Died 11 Apr 1917  La Folie Wood, Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Cause: Cause: Killed in Action 
    Buried Thelus Military Cemetery, Thelus, Pas De Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I350150  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    Father Rev. James Ronald Johnston,   b. 16 Apr 1853, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1924, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Minnie Everington,   b. 21 Sep 1860, , Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F251257  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 14.

    2. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 24.

    3. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      Lyell Corson Johnston Birth Date: 13 Feb 1897 Birth Location: East Toronto, Canada Residence: Preston Relative: Mrs J R Johnston Relationship: Mother

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Lyall Corson Johnston Date of Birth:13 Feb 1895 Gender:Male Birth Place:York, Ontario, Canada Father's name:James R Johnston Mother's name:Minnie Johnston

    5. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    6. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    7. [S2443] Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948.
      Lyell Carson Johnston Death Date: 11 Apr 1917 Rank: Lieutenant Unit: 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles Cemetery: Thelus Military Cemetery Cemetery Location: 4 1/2 Miles North of Arras, France Burial Place: Arras, France . Killed in action at La Folie Wood

    8. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In Memoriam/ Rev. James Ronald Johnston B.A./ April 16, 1853 - June 6 1924/ His Wife/ Minnie Everington/ 1860 - 1945/ Son/ Lieut. L. Corson Johnston/ Killed In Action, Vimy Ridge/ Apr. 11, 1917 - Aged 22 Years/ Son/ Vernet Ronald/ Died Feb. 7, 1937/ Aged 39 Years./ [Footstones] Mother/ Vern/ [Burial Card] Miss Jane Everington Buried Aug. 17, 1945; Verne Everington Buried Nov. 8, 1945.

    9. [S2465] Burial.
      Name:Lyell Carson Johnston
      Death Date:11 Apr 1917
      Rank:Lieutenant
      Unit:4th Canadian Mounted Rifles
      Cemetery:Thelus Military Cemetery
      Cemetery Location:4 1/2 Miles North of Arras, France
      Burial Place:Arras, France

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Feb 1895 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Student - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Killed in Action - 11 Apr 1917 - La Folie Wood, Pas de Calais, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Thelus Military Cemetery, Thelus, Pas de Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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