Claude Ferdinand JOHNSTONE

Regimental number5603
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolBalmain Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLeadlight glazier
Address2 Maud Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Alfred Johnstone, 2 Maud Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 April 1918
Place of death or woundingHangard Wood, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHangard Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Clare Gertrude JOHNSTONE, 109 William Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsFather and two brothers also members of the A.I.F. all of which were wounded.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal