Robert James Halliday Johnstone

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: N/A
  • Rank: Lieutenant
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  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 4 Panmure St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Chief Accident Official, Northern Assurance Co Ltd, Commercial St, Dundee
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  • Spouse:

    Mrs Johnstone, 4 Panmure St, Dundee

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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


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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