Private James Johnstone

Private James Johnstone, 12th Battalion Royal Scots. He died of wounds on 15th July 1916 in France during the Battle of the Somme and is buried in Dive Copse British Cemetery Sailly-Le-Sec, Somme, France. He waas the son of Mrs Johnston of 42 Duke Street, Coldstream and had originally enlisted in the Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He had been wounded in France with the Battalion and the sent to the Dardanelles where he transferred to the Royal Scots and was then sent back to France for the big Somme Offensive. Before the war he had worked for Mr Rule of Ford as a plasterer. 

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