Great War Dundee
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David Rae Kinnear
- Date of enlistment: June 1915
- Place of enlistment: London
- Service no: 511457
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: London Regiment (London Scottish)
- Unit/Ship: 1st/14th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 31
- Date of Death: 29.11.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Cambrai Memorial, Louverval
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 11 & 12
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Occupation: Clerk, National Bank of Scotland, London
William Kinnear, “Willow Bank” 90 Logie St, Dundee
More about David Rae Kinnear
David has no known grave but is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial.
David Kinnear 511457 London Scottish
LOCHEE BANK CLERK FALLS IN ACTION.
Mr and Mrs William Kinnear, Willowbank, Lochee, have been informed of the death in action of their second son, Private David Kinnear, London Scottish. Deceased who was 31 years of age, enlisted in June, 1915, and had been in France since August last, he had for six years held an appointment in the London office of the National Bank of Scotland, having served his apprenticeship in the branch in Reform Street, Dundee. A younger brother is in the R.A.M.C., and is at present home on leave. The brothers Kinnear were enthusiastic members for many years of the Inverary Cricket Club, one of the leading Lochee Park organisations.
Dundee Courier 13th December 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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