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Johnstone, James Neil, Red Island, Rich Co., Nova Scotia. Occupation: Farmer. Military Service: Private, Reg. No. 878065, 185th Bn. (Cape Breton Highlanders), transferred to Royal Canadian Regiment. Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “Later learned that [Bert] Eastman has been killed also [J.N.] Johnston of the R.C.R.,” 6:7 Aug ’18.
Date of Death: 26 August 1918. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Memorialized at the Vimy Memorial, Vimy, Pas de Calais, France. James Neil Johnstone died 26 August 1918, the only R.C.R named Johnston[e] killed in 1918.