Marshall Johnston (diplomat)

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Marshall Johnston AO
Marshall Lewis Johnston

(1922-07-20) 20 July 1922 (age 97)
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
OccupationPublic servant, diplomat

Marshall Lewis Johnston AO (born 20 July 1922) is a former Australian public servant and diplomat.[1]

Johnston enlisted in the Australian Army in 1941, during World War II.[2]

In June 1980 Johnston was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in recognition of his public service as a diplomatic representative.[3]

Johnston retired from public service in 1984, his final post was as Australian Ambassador to Greece (1980–1984).[4][5]


  1. ^ "Canberra envoy on way back to Iran". The Canberra Times. ACT. 13 February 1979. p. 1.
  2. ^ World War Two Veteran: Johnston, Marshall Lewis, Australia Remembers Ltd, archived from the original on 14 March 2016
  3. ^ "Search Australian Honours: JOHNSTON, Marshall Lewis, Officer of the Order of Australia",, Australian Government, archived from the original on 14 March 2016
  4. ^ "Ambassadors". The Canberra Times. ACT. 28 March 1980. p. 3.
  5. ^ "New Envoy to Greece". The Canberra Times. ACT. 30 May 1984. p. 3.
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Frank Milne
Australian Ambassador to Burma
Succeeded by
Roy Fernandez
Preceded by
William Landale
Australian Ambassador to Israel
Succeeded by
Rawdon Dalrymple
Preceded by
Graham Feakes
Australian Ambassador to Cambodia
Succeeded by
Frank Milne
as Chargé d'affaires
Preceded by
D.C. Goss
Australian Ambassador to Thailand
Succeeded by
Gordon Jockel
Preceded by
Ivor Bowden
Australian Ambassador to Iran
Succeeded by
Kevin Boreham
as Charge d’Affaires
Preceded by
Les Johnson
Australian Ambassador to Greece
Succeeded by
Donald Kingsmill