The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Private Reginald Johnston|
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.
Name of Descendant: Angela Lind, Killara NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand daughter