John Johnston

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 1579
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 09/05/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24-26

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 56 William Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    John Johnston

  • Siblings:

    Hugh Johnston

    Annie Johnston, 56 William St, Dundee

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Johnston

Both C.W.G.C. & S.D.G.W. record this mans surname as JOHNSTONE.

John Johnston   1579   Black Watch

JOHNSTON___Killed in action, on 9th May, Private John Johnston, 2d Black Watch, Indian Expeditionary Force, eldest son of John Johnston, tinsmith, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 3rd July 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Gary Fitzpatrick and Michael Caldwell

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