Photocopy of a painting - Portrait of William Dunbar Johnston
From the Collection of Meredith History Interest Group Meredith Victoria
- Photocopy of a painting of William Dunbar Johnston.
Policeman with large moustache, black hair curled on right side, dark eyebrows, looking slightly to his left and wearing a police uniform
- 300mm x 210
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- William Dunbar Johnston was appointed sub-inspector of police in Meredith. He had a major drinking problem. He and another trooper were taking prisoners from Buninyong to Meredith but failed to realise their "loss' until they reached Meredith. He fell from his horse and died aged 37, had a lot of debts, had been widowed in 1853.
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- 3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM