In Memory of
Click on images to view details
Son of James and Margaret Innes, of 1, Ardmore Cottage, Kennethmont, Aberdeenshire.
James Innes d 23/4/1942 age 82, Margaret
McWilliam d 3/12/1928 age 65
His father was Maltman at Ardmore and was known at "Matty" (Malt) Innes. He retired with his daughter Nettie to Beechwood, Kirkhill. She later married Willie Horn, a tailor.
Born Glass Banffshire, enlisted Aberdeen, killed in action, served France & Flanders
1914 Star + Clasp, War & Victory Medals, France 7/10/1914
2 GH War Diary entry.
20th Brigade, 7th Division. Attacking a feature known as the Black Road near High Wood. After a barrage 8th Devons and 2nd Gordons started crawling towards their objective at 20 minutes before zero hour at 3.25am. When the barrage lifted they captured the objective. They then attacked the second objective, Wood Lane. The Germans had many machine guns and after an hour the survivors of the attack fell back to Black Road.
4/8/1914 in Cairo.
|Memorial:||THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France|
|Pier and Face 15 B and 15 C|
|The Thiepval Memorial will be found on
the D73, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929).