Ballantyne, Boyd

Name on Memorial: BALLANTYNE, BOYD

Name: John Boyd Ballantyne (or Ballantine)

Age: 19

Service No: 266277 and 12125

Rank: Private

Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 9th Btn

Awards: n/a

Died: 29/03/1918

Theatre of Death: France & Flanders

Cause of Death: Killed in Action

Cemetery/Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Grave/Panel Ref: Bay 8 and 9

Additional Info:

Born in Bo’ness. Son of Elizabeth Ballantine who in 1901 was Housekeeper at No:6 Cottages, Grahamsdyke, Bo’ness for Clement Ernest Albert Ist Class Officer Inland Revenue. Brothers William Ballantine and James Johnstone Ballantine. Killed instantly by an artillery shell burst on the 29th March 1918 at the First Battle of Arras during the 15th Division’s defence against the major German Spring Offensive known as Operation Mars.

Show map points
Uses surname: shows map points with that name

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *