Johnston, David

Regimental Number: 101088
Rank: Sapper
Branch: Canadian Engineers; 2nd Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

David was born in Mount Forrest, Ontario on August 6, 1882. He was living in Grande Prairie at the time of his enlistment in July of 1915, working as a blacksmith. On May 21, 1916, David received shrapnel wounds to his back and chest at Zillebeke, Belgium. According to his service file, he was living in Pincher Creek in 1922. David died in Parkhill, Ontario on July 24, 1957 of a heart condition that had resulted from his military service.