Captain John Balfour Military Cross

Campaign:

World War 1


Died:

21.3.1918

KIA at Battle of Arras, Aged 23
Brother of Captain Robert Balfour, Scots Guards also killed in WW1
Buried at Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France. VI, B, 19

Memorial(s):

Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
England Eton College In the Cloisters Eton SL6 6DB England Eton College War Memorial World War 1
John Balfour 21-3-1918 View

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