|Title||Personal Files of Baptist Johnston|
|Object Name||Record, Personnel|
Lieutenant-Colonel Baptist L. Johnston OBE, VD was born in Guelph, Ontario in 1886 and was a member of Cameron Loyal Orange Lodge No. 613, Toronto.
He joined the Queens Own Rifles as a Rifleman in 1907 and enlisted for service at the outbreak of the First World War. He was a captain in the 3rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force and was taken prisoner at the 2nd Battle of Ypres in April, 1915 and was not released until October, 1918.
He later served as the Commanding Officer of the 1st Battalion, Q.O.R. 1922-1927, Commanding Officer of the 2nd Battalion, QOR of C (Reserve) 1940-1945, Honorary Lieutenant Colonel 1951-1956, Honorary Colonel 1956-1958, and Colonel of the Regiment 1958-1960.
Johnston died in 1963 at the age of 77.
|Archival History||Came in 2 folders from the Department of National Defence - Titled: "Lt.-Col. BAPTIST JOHNSTON, OBE, VD., 2nd (Res) Bn. Q. O. R. Correspondance" and one titled "Johnston, B. L."|
|Collection||Baptist L. Johnston|
|Condition Notes||Many of the documents have frayed edges and are easily ripped.|
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945
Johnston, Baptist Leonard
Milne, J. Murray
Gibson, Ralph Burgess
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General QOR Documentation
List of Officers Post-DDay
Seniority Lists 1918
Record of Service and Decoration Requests
Camp and Regimental Orders
Dependents Allowance and Assigned Pay
Nominal Roll of Officers
Medical Records and Reports
List of Officers
Address on the Evening Telegram
* To Sort - 1944 Correspondance
Appointment of J. M. Milne Correspondance
Applications and Correspondance to Hon. Lt. Col.
Decoration and Retirement Applications
Recommendations for Promotion to Hon. Col.