Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Craigie Bone
Designation: Architect
Born: 1888
Died: 28 April 1917
Bio Notes: John Craigie Bone was born in Edinburgh in 1888 the son of Jamieson Bone, cashier in a woollen warehouse and his wife Catherine. He was educated at George Watson's College from 1899-1904. He studied architecture at Edinburgh College of Art where he won a travelling scholarship. He enlisted with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Scots at the outbreak of war and took part in the fierce fighting (in France?) from February 1916. His memories of this period are recorded in a series of watercolours which were exhibited in Edinburgh and attracted much public attention. He was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in October 1916, returning to France in January 1917 but was killed in action on 28 April of that year.

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Item 1 of 1Forbes Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1901  


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Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Neill GilhooleyInformation sent to Dictionary Sent November 2015