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Regimental number2855
Place of birthLochs, Stornoway, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 7"
Weight161 lbs
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Royal Naval Reserve; 3 years in 3rd Bn, Seathforth Highland Regiment, British Army.
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAt sea
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 June 1918
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No 2), Nord, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Kenneth and Annie Mckinnon, Ranish, Lewis, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McKINNON Frank

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