John Douglas Masterton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/11489
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 8 Tannadice Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Ellen Masterton, 8 Tannadice St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Charles Smith Masterton

  • Siblings:

    Douglas & William

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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

MASTERTONOfficially 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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