Ypres-Salient John Liv­ing­stone

The Oban Times - - NEWS -

FORTY-TWO-YEAR- OLD Eas­dale-born labourer Pri­vate John Liv­ing­stone, of the 7th Bat­tal­ion, Bri­tish Columbia (Van­cou­ver) Cana­dian In­fantry, Cana­dian Ex­pe­di­tionary Force, was shot while on look­out duty on July 24 in trenches west of The Bluff, Ypres, where he is buried at the Ch­ester Farm Ceme­tery.

His head­stone is a cross which also bears the in­scrip­tion from his fa­ther Don­ald, a slate quar­rier: ‘Un­til the day break and the shad­ows flee away.’

From The Oban Times pub­lished an obit­u­ary of John Liv­ing­stone on Au­gust 26, 1916.

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