I have the Aldenham School [Hertfordshire] Register Book when hundreds of
boys went to school there from all over the world.
I am following a few names [out of interest and I came across this], they do
not belong to my families.
JOHNSTON, Basil, May 1893-July 1898 ( Son of John Alexander JOHNSTON,
Merchant, of Dartford.) Foorball Eleven 189698. Pemb. Coll. Camb. 1898. B.A.
1901. Joint Head Master Tormore School deal. Great War, 2nd Lieut. Rifle
Brigade 1916. Killed in action (France) Sept. 3rd. 1916
Now for the Devon connection.
According to the CWGC
JOHNSTON, Basil died 03/09/1916
6th Bn. attd 11th Bn. Rifle Brigade
Brother of Mrs. I. K. SHELMERDINE, of Atherington Rectory, Umberleigh,