This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Robert James Halliday Johnstone
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no:
- Rank: Lieutenant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 37
- Date of Death: 26.09.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 94 to 96
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 4 Panmure St, Dundee
- Occupation: Chief Accident Official, Northern Assurance Co Ltd, Commercial St, Dundee
Mrs Johnstone, 4 Panmure St, Dundee
More about Robert James Halliday Johnstone
Robert has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial. Both C.W.G.C. & S.D.G.W. record this mans surname as Johnstone.
Robert James Halliday Johnstone Lieutenant Black Watch
DUNDEE OFFICER MISSING.
Lieutenant Robert J. H. Johnstone, of the Black Watch, who is reported missing since 26th September, was formerly on the staff of the Northern Assurance Company, Limited, Commercial Street, Dundee.
He was mobilised as a Territorial on the outbreak of war, was commissioned in October, 1914, and went to the front in January last. Mrs Johnstone resides at 4 Panmure Street, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 6th December 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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