Neil Mackinnon/McKinnon

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Salford
  • Service no: 25199
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 18th Brigade, 4th Battery
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 06.07.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.D.36

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Glasgow
  • Address: 10 West Bell Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Lachlan Mackinnon

  • Siblings:

    Farquhar, Lachlan  & Janet

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Neil Mackinnon/McKinnon

Neil was the brother of Farquhar Mackinnon/McKinnon, S/12845, 1/8th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, who was killed in action 21.03.1918. Both brothers are listed on C.W.G.C. with different spellings of their surname.

Pte. Fred M’Kinnon, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, is the second son of Mr and Mrs M’Kinnon, 10 West Bell Street to make the supreme sacrifice.  Their son, Gunner Neil M’Kinnon, R.F.A., who was employed in the Manchester office of the “Courier,” was killed in July, 1917.  Another son, Corporal Lauchlin, Seaforths, was severely wounded.  Fred, who was 27 years of age, enlisted in 1915, and had been on active service for two years.  Prior to enlisting he was employed in the Royal Hotel, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 8th May 1918

Image kindly supplied by Hugh Macrae, further information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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