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Private Reginald Johnston

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Reginald Johnston

Ancestor's date of birth: 08/08/1876

Ancestor's date of death: 06/05/1957

Cause of Death: Old age

Service Number: 248

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided

Unit: 1st New South Mounted Rifles

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: On enlistment

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War Service

Murray Page: 68

Contingent: First New South Wales

Ship: Aberdeen, Date of Sailing: 04/11/1899

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: December 1899 - November 1900 in north-west Cape Colony, Free State, and Transvaal. Invalided to Australia arrived 6 December 1900.

Service and life after the Boer War: Married 14 Aug 1901, farmer, businessman.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Angela Lind, Killara NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand daughter


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