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|Rank=2/Lt
 
|Rank=2/Lt
 
|Date of birth=17/9/1916
 
|Date of birth=17/9/1916
|Age=0
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|Age=89 at the time of his death.
|Unit=Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as a 2/Lt in the 8th Battalion 8/7/1939.  Embodied 24/8/1939.  Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 1/9/39.  Posted 169 OCTU Course No 4 on 5/4/1940.  Motor Transport Course May 1940 (confirmed by Weekly Return of Officers as at 5/5/1940).  Served Iceland.  Posted temporarily to GHQ School of Infantry 18/2/1943.  Posted to Highland Fieldcraft School 20/5/1943.  Returned to 11th Battalion DLI.  Posted as an OCTU Instructor.  Released as Hon Major 1946.  Captain (Hon) TARO 1/9/1948.  Ceased TARO liability on age grounds 17/9/1966 - granted rank of Hon Major.
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|Unit=Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as a 2/Lt in the 8th Battalion 8/7/1939.  Embodied 24/8/1939.  Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 1/9/39.  Posted 169 OCTU Course No 4 on 5/4/1940.  Motor Transport Course May 1940 (confirmed by Weekly Return of Officers as at 5/5/1940).  Served Iceland.  Posted temporarily to GHQ School of Infantry 18/2/1943.  Posted to Highland Fieldcraft School 20/5/1943 after discussion with Lord Rowallan.  Returned to 11th Battalion DLI.  Posted as an OCTU Instructor - in the Carrier Wing.  Released as Hon Major 1946.  Captain (Hon) TARO 1/9/1948.  Ceased TARO liability on age grounds 17/9/1966 - granted rank of Honorary Major.
 
|Company/Battery=A Company, HQ Company, S Company.
 
|Company/Battery=A Company, HQ Company, S Company.
|Platoon or other sub-unit=Carrier Platoon
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|Platoon or other sub-unit=Carrier Platoon.
 
|Task or role=Transport Officer, O.C., Instructor, Company Commander.
 
|Task or role=Transport Officer, O.C., Instructor, Company Commander.
 
|Joined Brigade=01-Sep-39.
 
|Joined Brigade=01-Sep-39.
 
|Promotions=A/Captain 16/8/1940, W/S Lt and T/Captain 16/11/1940, W/S Captain 24/12/1943, T/Major 17/3/1945.
 
|Promotions=A/Captain 16/8/1940, W/S Lt and T/Captain 16/11/1940, W/S Captain 24/12/1943, T/Major 17/3/1945.
|Home address=Educated Coxlodge Hall School, Newcastle.  Sales Manager.
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|Died/Killed in action=Death registered January 2006 at Bath in Somerset.
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|Home address=Father - Laurence Correze Johnstone (1881 - 1937) - mother Gertrude Floye Smith (1882 - 1952).  Educated Coxlodge Hall School, Newcastle.  Sales Manager.  Lived in Newcastle, Orpington and Westminster, London.
 
|Source table=11DLI
 
|Source table=11DLI
 
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To listen to a detailed interview with Kenneth Johnstone, conducted by Peter M Hart, Oral Historian at the Imperial War Museum © IWM, click on this link to the IWM's Collections Website http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/80008976
 
To listen to a detailed interview with Kenneth Johnstone, conducted by Peter M Hart, Oral Historian at the Imperial War Museum © IWM, click on this link to the IWM's Collections Website http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/80008976

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Name Johnstone Kenneth Correze
Army number 91767
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations
Date of birth 17/9/1916
Age 89 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as a 2/Lt in the 8th Battalion 8/7/1939. Embodied 24/8/1939. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 1/9/39. Posted 169 OCTU Course No 4 on 5/4/1940. Motor Transport Course May 1940 (confirmed by Weekly Return of Officers as at 5/5/1940). Served Iceland. Posted temporarily to GHQ School of Infantry 18/2/1943. Posted to Highland Fieldcraft School 20/5/1943 after discussion with Lord Rowallan. Returned to 11th Battalion DLI. Posted as an OCTU Instructor - in the Carrier Wing. Released as Hon Major 1946. Captain (Hon) TARO 1/9/1948. Ceased TARO liability on age grounds 17/9/1966 - granted rank of Honorary Major.
Company/Battery A Company, HQ Company, S Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Carrier Platoon.
Task or role Transport Officer, O.C., Instructor, Company Commander.
Joined Brigade 01-Sep-39.
Promotions A/Captain 16/8/1940, W/S Lt and T/Captain 16/11/1940, W/S Captain 24/12/1943, T/Major 17/3/1945.
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered January 2006 at Bath in Somerset.
Home address Father - Laurence Correze Johnstone (1881 - 1937) - mother Gertrude Floye Smith (1882 - 1952). Educated Coxlodge Hall School, Newcastle. Sales Manager. Lived in Newcastle, Orpington and Westminster, London.
Source table 11DLI

To listen to a detailed interview with Kenneth Johnstone, conducted by Peter M Hart, Oral Historian at the Imperial War Museum © IWM, click on this link to the IWM's Collections Website http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/80008976