This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
John Robertson Lamont
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 486
- Rank: Bombardier
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 50th Brigade,
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 21
- Date of Death: 06.05.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Athies Communal Cemetery Extension
- Grave/Mem Ref no: J.23.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dumfries
- Address: 6 Taits Lane, Dundee
- Occupation: Frains Ltd, 11-21 Castle St, Dundee
Jessie Lamont or Potter, 6 Tait’s Lane, Dundee
More about John Robertson Lamont
John was the brother of Able Seaman, William C. Lamont, M.M. ClydeZ/4579, Royal Naval Division.
John Robertson Lamont 486 Royal Field Artillery
DUNDEE ARTILLERYMAN KILLED.
Information has been received that Bombardier J. R. Lamont, R.F.A., was killed in action on 6th May, 1917. Deceased, who was the eldest son of Mrs Charles Potter, 6 Tait’s Lane, enlisted in the R.F.A. when war broke out, and had been at the front over two years.
Prior to enlistment Bombardier Lamont was in the employment of Frains Limited, Castle Street, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 29th May 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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