John Robertson Lamont

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 486
  • Rank: Bombardier
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dumfries
  • Address: 6 Taits Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Frains Ltd, 11-21 Castle St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jessie Lamont or Potter, 6 Tait’s Lane, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Lamont

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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


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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