Arthur Fraser Johnston was born and lived in east London, he enlisted in The Royal Ulster Rifles, and volunteered for airborne forces.
Lance Corporal Johnston successfully completed glider training and was posted to 1st (Airborne) Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles, and took part in operation Varsity (Rhine Crossing).
L/Cpl Johnston was killed in action on 24 March 1945, age 25, and was given a field burial at Hamminkeln, Germany, and was re-interred to Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany on 23 April 1947.
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