Francis Thorne Johnston RFA

There seem to be 2 different men with this service no, FT Johnston and EW Johnston. They had very different careers in ADRIC and certainly are two different men

1886 Sep 28. Born Brentford, Middlesex

1901 census at Lewisham, London

1907 Apr 18. Apprentice to Charles Herbert Dorman

1914 Aug 4. Enlisted. Living at Rotherwood, Sydenham Hill. He was a Motor Lorry Driver.

1914 Dec 2 Implied date of commission.

1916 May 6, Promoted Lt

1918 Jun 4 Special Appointment graded II

1918 Oct 2. Special Appointment graded HH

1918 Dec 27 Relinquished HH Appointment

1918 Oct 15 Married.

1920 Oct 8 Joined ADRIC with service no 679, posted to Depot

1920 Dec 4. Transferred to RIC Transport as DI

1939 Register. He is living at Allerds Farnham Royal , Eton. He is "incapacitated" and with his wife Gwendoline

1939 Oct 25 Died


WO 339/18886