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Johnston, B.


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According to a recent casualty list, Sgt. Bert Leroy Johnston of Carnarvon, husband of Mrs. Florence Johnston has been wounded in the fighting in Italy.


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Description:
C 65061 Sgt. Johnston Bert L. enlisted August 1940 in the first Midland Regt. Trained in Lindsay, Ottawa, St. Johns, Niagara, Edmonton, and Prince Rupert. Transferred to the American Special Service Force (Paratroops) in 1942, training in Montana, Virginia and Vermont, until the Kiska raid in which he took part. Returned to Vermont and then to Italy in 1943 where he was in action until wounded on 25 December 1943. He was brought back to England to recover. Then he went to France.
Date of Publication:
17 Feb 1944
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Personal Name(s):
Bert Johnston
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.05012 Longitude: -78.69957
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Johnston, B.


C 65061 Sgt. Johnston Bert L. enlisted August 1940 in the first Midland Regt. Trained in Lindsay, Ottawa, St. Johns, Niagara, Edmonton, and Prince Rupert. Transferred to the American Special Service Force (Paratroops) in 1942, training in Montana, Virginia and Vermont, until the Kiska raid in which he took part. Returned to Vermont and then to Italy in 1943 where he was in action until wounded on 25 December 1943. He was brought back to England to recover. Then he went to France.