2009.99.1

Account of the death of Private Hugh MacKinnon, Ruaig/Glasgow, 1918

Document about the death of Private Hugh MacKinnon, son of Mary Ann and Donald McKinnon, (Ruaig/Glasgow), who was killed in action near Meuouvers, France, in 1918 whilst serving with the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) in World War I. Researched and written by his uncle Iain A. Sinclair. Includes family tree, photographs, maps for the location of the grave in France, newspaper cutting from the Oban Times, 1919, a letter from Hugh`s former employer The Union Cold Storage Company, Glasgow, to Hugh`s mother on news of his death, photos of items returned to his mother, copies of letters from the Imperial War Graves Commission and the British Red Cross and Order of St. John, copy of birth certificate, copy of commemorative scroll, photo of bronze medallion, copy of note of condolence from Buckingham Palace.

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Object Details

Other Number: not specified
Normal Location: Filing Cabinet 9: drawer 2
Current Location: normal location

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