Regimental number2402
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolGold Street State School, No1380, Victoria
AddressClifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Blanche Johnstone, 30 Council Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets as a SGT 54th Bn, Clifton Hill (Collingwood area)
Enlistment date7 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven name on RoHc spelt Archibald Alan. Mentioned in despatches by Major General Sir H.V. Cove, K.C.M.G. for gallant conduct on nights of 8th and 9th also 12th and 13th August 1916. Also connected with State School junior cadet corps from 1908 to 1910 prior to joining the C.M.F.
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Archibald Allan Johnstone on NR
Age at death23.9
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHancourt British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Blanch JOHNSTONE, 69 Alfred Crescent, Fitzroy North, Victoria
Family/military connectionsRelated to Sgt D.N. Johnstone 738, 5th Bn, killed at Flers 11 December 1916. Also to Lieut T.N. Johnstone M.U., 8th Bn. All three were ANZACS, two landed at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915.