State: Victoria, Australia
Issued on: Return
Date of presentation: 00/07/1901
Number issued: 1
Gold locket & albert, to:
Victorian Bushmen's Contingent –
460 Shoeing Smith [Corporal] William JOHNSON
Presentation made by Mr J. Gunn.
Melbourne Age, 5th July 1901
Over 300 persons assembled in the public hall to welcome home Corporal W. JOHNSON, of the Bushmen’s Contingent. The president of the shire, Mr J. Gunn, presided, and presented Corporal JOHNSON, on behalf of the residents, with a massive gold albert chain and locket. When he left for the war Corporal JOHNSON was presented with a watch.