This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Salford
- Service no: 25199
- Rank: Gunner
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Glasgow
- Address: 10 West Bell Street, Dundee
Farquhar, Lachlan & Janet
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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