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John Douglas Masterton
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/11489
- Rank: Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 21.06.1918
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Nine Elms British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: XIV.D.20
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 8 Tannadice Street, Dundee
Ellen Masterton, 8 Tannadice St, Dundee
Charles Smith Masterton
Douglas & William
More about John Douglas Masterton
Son of the late Charles Smith Masterton of Forfar. He is believed to be the brother of Pte Douglas Masterton, S/44773, 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders, who died of wounds, 23.10.1918 and A.B. William Masterton, Clyde Z/3970, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, who was killed in action 30.12.1917.
Next of kin listed as Miss Betsy Masterton (aunt) 8 Tannadice St, Dundee.
John D. Masterton S/11489 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
MASTERTON―Officially reported killed on 21st June 1918, Corporal John D. Masterton, (11489), A. and S. Highlanders, aged 25 years, beloved nephew of Miss B. Masterton, 8 Tannadice Street. – Inserted by his aunt and only sister, and brothers on active service.
Dundee People’s Journal 20th July 1918
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information and image courtesy of Michael Caldwell
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