Arthur Maxwell JOHNSTON

JOHNSTON, Arthur Maxwell

Service Number: 404784
Enlisted: 8 November 1940
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Mt. Molloy, Queensland, Australia, 9 March 1915
Home Town: Mount Molloy, Tablelands, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Sawmill Manager
Died: Flying Battle, Germany, 3 July 1942, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, 404784
8 Nov 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, 404784

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Wellington Z1381 of 460SQN was shot down 3 July 1942 at Kressendorf (Lingen), Germany with 3 crewmen killed - Sergeant Darryl Downing 407709 RAAF / Flight Sergeant Arthur Maxwell Johnston 404784 RAAF / Sergeant William James Taylor 407775 RAAF

Survivors were Sergeant David August Radke 405139 RAAF POW - discharged 1945 / Sergeant William Gerald Reed DCM 402479 RAAF POW - discharged 1946

Sergeant Maxwell Joseph Andrew Wyllie 405001 RAAF was killed in an escape attempt in April 1943