Henry McKinnes

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
  • Service no: 241229
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 14.10.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 10A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 227 Blackness Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Tenter, Gilroy & Sons, Tay Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jane McKinnes, 227 Blackness Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Arthur McKinnes

  • Siblings:

    Arthur & David

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Henry McKinnes

Henry has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

Henry E. McKinnes   241229   Black Watch


Mrs McKinnes, 227 Blackness Road, Dundee, has been notified that her son, Private H. E. McKinnes of the Black Watch, who was wounded on 14th October, is now reported missing.  Prior to enlistment Private McKinnes was employed as an Under Tenter in Tay Works (Gilroy, Sons, & Co.).  Mrs McKinnes will be grateful for any information concerning her son.

Dundee Courier 9th January 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell, further information and images kindly supplied by Ian Boyd

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