Casualty Details...

Private John Alexander Foubister

7th Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Service Number: 1433346

Born: Saturday 30th August 1919 in Orkney .

Died: Sunday 25th February 1945

Age: 25

Cemetery: Rheinberg War Cemetery. Grave/Memorial Identifier: 12.D.14

John Foubister’s family farmed at the ‘Barns’ Orkney until in the early days of the Second World War their farm was taken over by the RAF to build what is now Kirkwall Airport. Following the takeover, the Foubister family moved to Methlick.

(Family history information and newspaper article (Orcadian 1945) courtesy of Leslie Foubister)


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