Percy Johnston was the son of James and Annie Johnston and was born in Shrewsbury. He lived in Stourbridge and volunteered in 1914, enlisting in the Royal Army Medical Corps. He was posted to the 51st Field Ambulance in the 17th (Northern) Division, which went to Artois in 1915 and were present at the Battle of Loos. From there they moved to Flanders and somewhere near Ypres Private Percy Johnston was killed in action on the 22nd October 1915. He was 22 years of age and is buried at Brandhoek Military Cemetery (1 F 24) and commemorated on the Stourbridge and St. Thomas's church Memorials.
Market Street, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 1AQ
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