Norman Laird MacInnes

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 10368
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Age at Death: 27
  • Date of Death: 26.04.1915
  • Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Cemetery: Helles Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 84 to 92 or 220 to 222

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 13.02.1891
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mary Ann Smith, 132 East High St, Forfar

  • Father:

    William MacInnes

  • Siblings:

    Jessie, John, Jane, Mary, Frank & Gilbert

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Norman Laird MacInnes

Norman has no known grave but is remembered on the Helles Memorial.  This man is recorded as McInnes on the original Dundee Roll of Honour.

DUNDEE LANCE-CORPORAL KILLED IN ACTION.

Lance-Corporal Norman M’Innes, 1st K.O.S.B., a native of Dundee, has been officially reported killed in action.

Intimation of the sad fact was received yesterday by a brother of the deceased, Mr John M’Innes, a plumber, who resides at 39 North Street, Forfar.  It is not stated where the Lance-Corporal fell, but it is presumed to have been either in Egypt or at the Dardanelles.  The deceased was about 27 years of age, and came over with his regiment to Egypt with the Indian Expeditionary Force.

Dundee Courier 20th May 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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