George Johnstone

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Peebles
  • Service no: S/6800
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion, 'A' Company
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 09.05.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 24 to 26

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
  • Address: 150 Overgate, Dundee
  • Occupation: General Dealer
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Bridget Johnstone, 150 Overgate, Dundee

  • Children:

    Helen, born 22.11.1901 & 1 other child (name unknown)

More about George Johnstone

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Mmemorial.

George Johnston   S/6800   Black Watch

Official intimation has been received in Dundee, that Private George Johnston, of the 1st Black Watch, has been missing since 9th May.  Private Johnston is 34 years of age, and enlisted after the outbreak of war, previous to which he was a general dealer.  He lived at 150 Overgate, where his wife and two children are residing.

Dundee People’s Journal 28th August 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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