Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 10750
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 22
- Date of Death: 31.10.1914
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Perth Cemetery (China Wall)
- Grave/Mem Ref no: IX.A.3.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 67 Ure Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Waiter
Alice Conway or Johnston, 67 Ure St, Dundee
More about Christopher Johnston/Johnstone
Christopher Johnston 10750 2nd Royal Scots Fusiliers
DUNDEE SOLDIER’S FATE.
After being reported missing for fifteen months, official intimation has been received that Lance-Corporal Christopher Johnston, 2nd Royal Scots Fusiliers, was killed in action. His mother, who resides at 67 Ure Street, Dundee, was notified to this effect by the War Office on Saturday.
The lance-corporal was twenty-two years of age, and was for eighteen months in the 4th Black Watch Volunteers before joining the Royal Scots Fusiliers over three and a half years ago. He was previously employed as a waiter in a public house in the Hawkhill.
Dundee Courier 17th January 1916
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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