John Anderson Barstow
Infobox Military Person
name= John Anderson Barstow
serviceyears= 1915 - 1941
rank= Acting Brigadier
British 69th Infantry Brigade
1st Bn, Black Watch
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
John Anderson Barstow MC (1893–1941) was a
British Armyofficer, the brother of Major General Arthur Edward Barstowand son of Lieut.Col. Thomas Adam Anderson Barstow of the Seaforth Highlandersand Jane Cape Barstow.
John Barstow was born
2 May 1893and died 3 January 1941. He was commissioned into the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, transferred to the Black Watchin May 1916. He was awarded the Military Cross on 3 June 1916. On 10 June 1919he 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
Indiaand on the Imperial General Staff as well as serving with the 1st Battalion of the Black Watch.
Second World Warhe commanded the 69th Infantry Brigade. He died soon after leaving command of the 69th Brigade at the age of forty seven and is buried at Edrom Parish Church.
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* [http://www.kittybrewster.com/ancestry/wemyss.htm Wemyss Ancestry]
* [http://www.unithistories.com/officers/Army_officers_B01.html British Officer Data Base]
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