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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William MacKinnon

In memory of:

Corporal William MacKinnon

November 7, 1915

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)


31st Bn.

Additional Information


June 23, 1886

Son of Ronald and Jeanie MacKinnon; husband of Agnes MacKinnon, of Greenwell, Fauldhouse, West Lothian.

Commemorated on Page 26 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

K. 56.


KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY is located 8 kilometres south of Ieper on a road leading from the Kemmelseweg (N331), connecting Ieper to Kemmel. From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and straight on towards Armentieres (N336). 900 metres after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg (made prominent by a railway level crossing). On reaching the village of Kemmel the first right hand turning leads onto the Reningelststraat. 600 metres along the Reningelststraat lies the right hand turning onto Nieuwstraat. 500 metres along the Nieuwstraat on the right hand side of the road lies the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial (front)– Front cover of a memorial to Willam MacKinnon sent by his father Ronald to his son Archibald MacKinnon who lived in Proton Township, Grey County, Ontario.
  • Memorial (center)– Inside view of memorial to William MacKinnon sent by his father Ronald to his son Archibald MacKinnon, Proton Township, Grey County, Ontario.
  • Photo of William MacKinnon– William MacKinnon, 31st Battalion (Alberta Regiment).  Photo taken in Canada 1915.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Keith Boswell, England.

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