Malvern College First World War Casualty

Lieutenant Alexander Vyvyan Johnston

Photo of Alexander Vyvyan Johnston
House and time at Malvern: No 6, 1900 - 1902.

Regiment: Liverpool Regt.
Died: 16 August 1917 aged 33 in Belgium. Killed in action near Ypres.
Battle: Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele). Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial P31/34, 162. 162A. 163A

Born December 3rd 1884. Son of S. L. Johnston, Meldreth, Cambs.
Army IIIóModern I. House Prefect; House XI Cricket; XL Football.
In business (Gatebeck Gunpowder Works).
Great War, 2nd Lieutenant 12th Bn King's Liverpool Regt. 1914, Lieutenant.

'The youngest of a quartette of brothers, he was a fine type of boyhood. He received a Commission in the Liverpool Regt., and saw a good deal of service until he was killed in action in September of this year.' (Malvernian, Nov 1917).

Husband of Lilian Aimee Johnston, of Woodside, Ings, Kendal, Westmorland.

Service record: WO 339/16383