John Anderson Barstow
|John Anderson Barstow|
|Born||2 May 1893|
|Died||3 January 1941 (aged 47)|
|Years of service||1915–1941|
|Unit||Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
|Commands held||69th Infantry Brigade|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
Acting Brigadier 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 Lieutenant Colonel 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 joined the British Army and was commissioned as a second lieutenant into the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, transferred to the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) in May 1916, during World War I. 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.
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