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Colin Charles McKinnon

In memory of:

Private Colin Charles McKinnon

March 26, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

167117

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Division:

2nd

Additional Information


Born:

October 29, 1893

(served as WALKER). Son of Sarah Shanks (formerly McKinnon), of East Perth, Western Australia, and Charles McKinnon.

Commemorated on Page 128 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

J. 78.

Location:

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.

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