A little mystery about this chap
"Mr James Johnston , late of the South Wales Borderers , has died at the Scottish Naval and Military Veterans Residence, Edinburgh , where he was an inmate for over eight years . He served for 21 years in the Army , from 1864 to 1885 , and took part in the Zulu War , and was in possession of the South African medal . Mr Johnston was 75 years of age"
The Scotsman - Tuesday 15 November 1921
There are six private J Johnston's in Duttons in the 1/24th. (none in the 2/24th)
144 is John Johnston, with the 77-78 clasp.
2031 is John Johnston discharged 24.10.1885. Holmes has him as Johnson.
1925 is Joseph Johnston
Three were kia at iSandlwana.
The only James Johnston in any of the medal listings for the 24th Regiment was Private 633 James Johnston but he was kia at iSandlwana. Or was he?