13 Apr 1886
Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia
3 Feb 1957
Tottenham, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Johnston was born in the Colony of New South Wales (1788-1900)
Charles Murtee Johnston was born on 13 April 1886 at Wilcannia, NSW, the son of Arthur Irwin Johnston and Wilhelmina Michaelis.   Charles was the fourth of 9 children, with five sisters and three brothers.
Charles Murtee Johnston, son of Arthur Irwin Johnston and Wilhelmina Michaelis, married Selina Leckie, daughter of Robert Lekie and Selina Nicholls on 27 September 1911 at Wilcannia, NSW. They had 6 children.
 Charles Murtee Johnston enlisted at Jingellic, NSW on 25 March 1942. He was discharged from 22 Battalion VDC as a Private on 10 October 1945.
Charles Murtee Johnston passed away on 3 February 1957 at Tottenham, NSW.  He was survived by
his wife Selina
his daughter Minnie.
NSW BDM - Birth Index: 35205/1886
Name: JOHNSTON CHARLES M
Registration number: 35205/1886
Father's Given name(s): ARTHUR P
Mother's Given name(s): MINNIE
(The index search narrows date of birth to 14Apr1886)
NSW BDM - Marriage Index: 11140/1911
Registration number: 11140/1911
Groom's Family Name: JOHNSTON
Groom's Given Name(s): CHARLES M
Bride's Family Name(s): LECKIE
Bride's Given Name(s): SELINA
(The index search narrows date of marriage to 27Sep1911)
World War Two Nominal Roll
Name JOHNSTON, CHARLES MURTEE
Service Australian Army
Service Number V402713
Date of Birth 13 Apr 1886
Place of Birth: WILCANNIA, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 25 Mar 1942
Locality on Enlistment: CLEAR SPRINGS
Place of Enlistment: JINGELLIC, NSW
Next of Kin: JOHNSTON, IRWIN
Date of Discharge: 10 Oct 1945
Posting at Discharge 22 BATTALION VOLUNTEER DEFENCE CORPS
Prisoner of War: No
Honours: None for display
NSW BDM - Death Index: 7351/1957
Name: JOHNSTON CHARLES MURTEE
Registration number: 7351/1957
Father's Given Name(s): <blank>
Mother's Given Name(s): WELHELMINA
(The index search narrows date of death to 3Feb1957)
Given Names: Charles Murtee
Notice Type: Death notice
Other Details: at Tottenham
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald
Several researchers have recorded Charles' death as occurring in Victoria. Registration of the death in NSW makes this unlikely.
1.0 NSW BDM - Birth Index: 35205/1886, 1.1 https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search, accessed 2Oct2020 ↑
2.0 2.1 World War Two Nominal Roll, 2.2 https://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/veteran?id=661529&c=WW2, accessed 16Sep2020 ↑
3.0 NSW BDM - Marriage Index: 11140/1911, 3.1 https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search, accessed 16Sep2020 ↑
4.0 NSW BDM - Death Index: 7351/1957, 4.1 https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search, accessed 18Sep2020 ↑ 5.0 Ryerson, Index, 5.1 https://ryersonindex.org/search.php, accessed 18Sep2020
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