John Anderson Barstow
|John Anderson Barstow|
|Died||1941 (aged 47)|
|Years of service||1915 – 1941|
|Unit||Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders|
|Commands held||British 69th Infantry Brigade
1st Bn, Black Watch
John Anderson Barstow MC (2 May 1893 – 3 January 1941) was a British Army officer, the brother of Major General Arthur Edward Barstow and son of Lieut.Col. Thomas Adam Anderson Barstow of the Seaforth Highlanders and Jane Cape Barstow.
John Barstow was born 2 May 1893 and died 3 January 1941. He was commissioned into the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, transferred to the Black Watch in May 1916. He was awarded the Military Cross on 3 June 1916. On 10 June 1919 he married Nancy Sinclair Wemyss and they had a son and daughter: Michael Thomas Barstow and Lois Edith Barstow.
Between the First and Second World War he was a staff officer in India and on the Imperial General Staff as well as serving with the 1st Battalion of the Black Watch.
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