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Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||John Brown Johnston |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||15 December 1913 |
|Died: ||25 August 1940 |
|Bio Notes: ||John Brown Johnston was born on 15 December 1913, the son of John Johnston, aerated water salesman, and his wife, Christina Davidson Godsman. He was articled to D & J R McMillan from 1929 to 1934, attending part-time classes at Aberdeen School of Architecture. He continued with two years' full-time study, obtaining his diploma and passing the Professional Practice exam in 1936. In that year he returned to D & J R McMillan as assistant. He was admitted ARIBA on 12 April 1937, his proposers being R Leslie Rollo, John Ross McMillan and Douglas Stuart McMillan. |
John Brown Johnston served with the Royal Engineers during the Second World War. He was wounded in action at sea. He died from his wounds at Hairmyres Hospital, East Kilbride on 25 August 1940.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|30, Bridge Street, Strichen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland||Private||1937 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):|
| ||Name||Date from||Date to||Position||Notes|
|D & J R McMillan||1929||1934||Apprentice|| |
|D & J R McMillan||1936||After 1937||Assistant|| |
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|H M Register House||Death Register|| || |
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||A no6392 (combined box 136)|
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