Royden David JOHNSTON

Regimental number2682
Place of birthSt Kilda, Victoria
SchoolAll Saints Grammar School, St Kilda, Victoria
Other trainingAthletics
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSt Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, David J Johnston, 10 Farmer Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date14 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRelated on father's side to Clan Johnston Scotland; related on mother's side to General Hardwick East India Service
FateDied of wounds 18 August 1918
Place of death or woundingChuignes, France
Age at death26.11
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David J. and Emily JOHNSTON, 10 Farmer Street, St. Kilda, Victoria
Family/military connectionsStep cousin to Pte Rupert C. Johnson deceased, AIF
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal