Vale Keith Ramsay Johnston (2/10) NX117081

Keith's son Neil has advised us that Keith passed away on 29th October, 2017.  Keith was 94 years old.  


Our thoughts and prayers are extended to his family, friends and to all those that loved him.



To The Green Fields Beyond.





Keith enlisted for service on the 10th July, 1942.   His basic service details can be viewed here where you can read about his courage as a soldier.  Keith's profile also describes the enormous contribution he made as a member of the Victorian Association Committee for more than 50 years.  He was President in 1980-1981,  Secretary 1975-1997 and Secretary/Treasurer 1998-2008.   Since resigning from the committee he still continued to regularly attend Association events.


Funeral Details:   The Funeral Service to Celebrate the Life of Keith Ramsay Johnston was held in the W. D. Rose Chapel, 339 Warrigal Rd, Burwood on THURSDAY (Nov. 2, 2017) commencing at 10.00 a. m. No flowers were requested, but donations to the Cabrini Foundation were appreciated. Envelopes were available at the Chapel. Private Cremation.


The Order of Service containing family and Regiment tributes can be viewed here.


Sun Herald Tributes 30/10/2017


 JOHNSTON. Keith Ramsay. 09.06.1923 29.10.2017 NX117081 Devoted and dearly beloved husband of Margery (dec.). Much loved father of Ian and Neil and father-in-law of Angela and Mandy. Cherished Grandfather of Anna, Amelia, David, Sally and Laura, loved Great-Grandfather of Abigail and Ella. A loving, caring and wonderful family man who will always be in our hearts and minds. Thanks to the staff at Cabrini Prahran for the special care and attention they gave him.


JOHNSTON. Keith. NX117081 6th Division Cavalry Commando Regiment A soldier died today Jim Muir


JOHNSTON. Keith Ramsay. The members of Lodge Liberation No. 674 mourn the passing of their esteemed Brother Keith Johnston, a respected and loyal Freemason for over 70 Years who passed to the Grand Lodge Above on 29 October 2017. May he rest in Peace and Rise in Glory. Darren Wright, Master Neil Nyholm, Almoner



Sun Herald 02/11/2017 - Our Victorian Association Tribute



JOHNSTON. Keith Ramsay. NX117081

2/6 Division Cavalry (Commando) Regiment and 2nd Cavalry Regiment Association (VIC).   Past Association President and Secretary and 50 plus years on committee.

To The Greenfields Beyond