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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 
    Residence 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 9 Jan 2022 

    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 MapsResidence - 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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