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McInnes, Duncan

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Duncan McInnes


11th Batt. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
He is remembered with honour on the Park Church Roll of Honour and the Helensburgh War Memorial, Column 4 Line 14.

The family home was at 21, East Princes Street, Helensburgh The son of Robert McInnes of Helensburgh and Mary McInnes of 21, Ashbridge Avenue, Toronto. 
Siblings: It was reported that Duncan had four brothers serving in the forces. Gilbert served with the South African Contingent and was also killed. The others, James, David and Arthur survived the war. He also had a sister, Margaret. 

Duncan McInnes was born and brought up in 92 West Clyde Street in Helensburgh. His mother later emigrated to Canada. He was employed with Mr Robert Murray as a fishmonger before enlisting.

He married Jean Strachan and had three children bringing them at Windsor Terrace, 21 East Princes Street at the time of his death.

Duncan died of wounds received in battle at the 63rd Clearing Station, France. He was 32 years of age.

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