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Private Donald Martin Innes



Date of birth: 1890-10-06
Place of birth: Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Next of kin: Mrs Innes; mother; 39 Beaconsfield Place, Aberdeen, Scotland
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Farmer
Occupation (normalized): General Farmer
Religion: Presbyterian
Cause of death: Not specified


Regimental number: 100540
Highest Rank: Private (31st Battalion)
Rank detail
  1. Private (Army).
  2. Private (Army). 1915-07-05 ?
  3. Private, 31st Battalion, Infantry (Army).
  4. Private (Army).
  5. Sapper (Army).
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes


LAC ID: 488384
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B4700-S039
Uploader's Notes:

Prior service - Volunteer, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

The war diary reports this man as missing during the advance from Pozieres to Courcelette during the Somme offensive on 15th September 1915. The nominal roll list him as being wounded which may have occurred at this time.

Uploader's Research notes:

Info from the war diary and attestation papers. There is no trace on the CWGC site.

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Date added: 2008-06-19
Last modified: 2020-10-12