IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

The visit of Commonwealth graves in Communals Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France

The MacKinnon Brothers,their brother in law Andrew Hannah and Andrew's cousin,Robert Hannah for Ronald Hannah

Ronald, George and Archibald MacKinnon, Andrew and Robert (+) Hannah
These brave men were brothers and brother in law (Andrew).
Robert was Andrew's cousin, they all enlisted to serve The King and Country.
They all survived the war except Robert.
They all came from East Whitburn, West Lothian ,Scotland.
After they came home, no one ever spoke about the war, except Andrew but only the humorous and funny things that happened.
Ronald MacKinnon
He served in The Royal Warwickshires when the war ended.
And later worked on the railway as an engine driver.
He died in 1958.
George MacKinnon
He served in the Cycle corp, probably with the Royal Scots.
And was baker after the war.
He died in 1958.
Archibald "Archie" MacKinnon.
He served in the Royal Scots.
And was a mine engineer after war.
He died in Australia in 1964
Andrew Hannah
He served in the Royal Scots.
And was a coal miner after the war.
He died in 1975.
Pte Robert Hannah 20/11/1916 aged 21
He served 43017 in the Royal Scots Fusiliers.
Believed missing in a first time, it appears he had been mortally wounded in the stomach by a sniper while he and his pals were bringing in men to be buried.
He is buried in Bertrancourt Military Cemetery, in the Somme. © Pierre Vandervelden - Belgium