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   Captain William Vincent Johnston
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 09/10/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps (British Army)
Died: 12/12/1917 (Died of Illness)
Age: 44
Summary      
William Vincent Johnston was a son of Ronald Johnston. William was born in Donaghmore, County Tyrone about 1873. William Johnston was married to Elizabeth Carr Johnston. Elizabeth was from Dublin. They were married about 1898. Williamís became a doctor and lived with his family in Rathmines, Dublin. Captain Johnston died suddenly of heart disease. The death took place with tragic suddenness in the Military Hospital at the Curragh on 12th December 1917 while he was acting as orderly officer on Tuesday evening of the 11th December and was found dead in his bed early the following morning. He was 44 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Curragh Military Cemetery
  Newbridge, Co Kildare, 5
Grave Ref: Grave 1254
CWGC Casualty 662898
Summary      
Curragh Military Cemetery is situated on the eastern side of Curragh Military Camp, 3 miles south-west from Newbridge, and 4 miles south-east from Kildare.
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1 1901 Census lists Johnston family Lists William Vincent as age 28 living with his family at house 10 in McGown's Terrace, Rathmines & Rathgar East, Dublin
2 1911 Census lists Johnston family Lists William Vincent as age 38 living with his family at house 3 in Cullenswood Terrace, Rathmines & Rathgar East, Dublin
3 Curragh Photo of William Vincent Johnston's headstone
4 Find A Grave Photo of William Vincent Johnston's headstone
5 Kildare County Council Details of William Vincent Johnston's death