William Johnstone

Military Person

1823 – 1857

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Who was William Johnstone?

Leading Stoker William Johnstone VC was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. He enlisted and served as John Johnstone.

Of uncertain background, he may have been a Swedish Johannsen whose name was Anglicized as Johnstone. He is listed as being born in Hanover.

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Born
Aug 6, 1823
Hanover
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Died
Aug 20, 1857
West Indies

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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