Armadale & District War Memorial Association

Registered Scottish Charity No. SC044493

James Johnstone

Belgian Croix de Guerre

H/46024 Private James Johnstone

11th Hussars

 

Belgian Croix de Guerre. (LG 15/04/1918)

 

 

James arrived in France on the 26th August 1914.

 

Medal entitlement of Private James Johnstone:

 

1914 Star

British War Medal

Victory Medal

Belgian Croix de Guerre

John Ronald (Wallace)

Military Medal & Belgian Croix de Guerre

6846 Gunner John Ronald (Wallace)

55th Divisional Ammunition Column

Royal Field Artillery

MM. (LG 14/01/1918)

John’s medal was awarded for blowing up an enemy ammunition dump in France.

 

Belgian Croix de Guerre. (LG 15/04/1918)

 

Son of Thomas Ronald the Marches Armadale. Served Salonica and France.

Ronald was a fruit hawker before he enlisted into the Army, and he was a well known Armadale man.

Ronald first saw service in Salonica, from where he was invalided home and was later sent to the western front.

Medal awarded for work done on 22nd September.

 

Medal entitlement of Gunner John Ronald (Wallace):

 

Military Medal

British War Medal

Victory Medal

Belgian Croix de Guerre

Robert Smith

Distinguished Conduct Medal & Belgian Croix de Guerre

62853 Corporal Robert Smith

2nd Royal Scots

 

DCM. (LG 17/04/1918)

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He did excellent work on many occasions, and especially after an attack, when he repeatedly searched No Man's Land under machine-gun and rifle fire, and brought in many wounded men. By his courage, zeal and initiative he undoubtedly saved many lives.

 

Belgian Croix de Guerre. (LG 15/04/1918)

 

 

*See DCM Page for more Details.