"Here is a pic of my
grandfather and my grandmother's brother.
Both were in the Royal Scots Dandy Ninth.
photograph, we believe,
was taken in 1918, shortly
before they both died in action."
grandfather James Johnston
is seated. He died in April 1918 and was awarded the MM,
posthumously. James in the
West Port, Edinburgh then moved to South St James Street when he
"Isaac McMechan, James'
brother-in-law, is standing. He died in
March 1918. Isaac
was born in the Grassmarket, Edinburgh. He did not marry.
Donald Johnston: St Mary's, New
South Wales, Australia: June 3, 2010