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Thistle lane lad killed in WW1 age just 20.
Posted by N44 on November 9, 2018, 6:03 pm
Helen Moses nee Milne called today with this family photo showing her relative John William Johnston who was killed 21st March 1918 WW1 age just 20.He was in the 1st Battalion Dublin Fusiliers formerly 39987 DLI. Before the war he lived at 21 Thistle Lane with his parents Charles & Annie.
One lad on the photo was called McCarthy and the other is John.Mrs Moses might confirm John is on the right,
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