Private George Johnston
Private George Johnston, 9th (North Irish Horse) Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers, Service No. 41169. Formerly 6th Inniskilling Dragoons (Service Squadron), Service No. UD/39, and 2nd Regiment, North Irish Horse. Enlisted Enniskillen. Son of Mrs Martha Johnston of Drumgarrow, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh. Died in France on 13 October 1918, aged 27. Buried at Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery, Seine-et-Marne, grave I.C.9. The grave inscription reads:
ROYAL IRISH FUSILIERS
13TH OCTOBER 1918 AGE 27
BY HIS LOVING MOTHER
Gravestone image kindly provided by Steve Rogers, Project Co-ordinator of the The War Graves Photographic Project, www.twgpp.org. Photograph of Private Johnston from Nick Metcalfe's Blacker's Boys.