Tuesday, 1 December 2015
On 1st December 1915, James Reston Gardiner Garbutt joined the ranks of Portsoy's war casualties. He was the son of William Milne Garbutt and Elizabeth Gardiner and in 1911 had graduated MB ChB from Aberdeen University. He was serving in the Royal Army Medical Corps in France when he was killed in action at the age of 26. He is commemorated by a gravestone at Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais.