This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
James Beaton McKinnon
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no:
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Regiment/Service: Middlesex Regiment
- Unit/Ship: 23rd Battalion
- Place of Death: Messines Ridge
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 07.06.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Voormezeele Enclosure No3
- Grave/Mem Ref no: XVI.B.13.
- Date of Birth: 13.02.1892
- Place of Birth:
- Address: Hillock House, Kingennie
Christina McKinnon, Hillock House, Kingennie
Donald McKinnon, Hillock House, Kingennie
More about James Beaton McKinnon
A School medalist, James McKinnon was a member of St Andrews OTC when he received his commission in the Middlesex Regiment. In civil life Mr McKinnon had just complete a course of training for the ministry of the established Church of Scotland.
James Beaton McKinnon Lieutenant Middlesex Regiment
DUNDEE DIVINITY STUDENT KILLED.
Lieut. James B. McKinnon, Middlesex Regiment, who was killed in action, was the third son of Mr Donald McKinnon, egg merchant, Dundee, and Hillock House, Kingennie.
Deceased was a divinity student at St Andrews University, and joined the army shortly after obtaining his B.D. degree. He was 25 years of age.
Dundee Courier 18th June 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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