|1. Memorial:||Ligny-St. Flochel British Cemetery Averdoingt||II. E. 18.|
|2. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918||Pg.129|
|3. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||44C GQS|
Awards & Titles:
Family :Son of Robert and Janet Mackay, of Skinnet Melness, Tongue, Sutherlandshire, Scotland.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)|
PRINCESS PATRICIA'S CANADIAN LIGHT INFANTRY 1914-1919 Published 1923
|Action : The Second Battles of the Somme 1918|
21 August - 3 September 1918. Following the success at Amiens which Ludendorf described as "the black day for the German army" the conditions were right for the advance to be continued over the old Somme battlefield. Astonishingly the battlefield was crossed in 10 days, compared with the four months of the first battle. The Germans were pushed back towards the Hindenburg Line defences.
Joined PPCLI as a Private Aug 1914 as one of the originals on April 23rd 1915. He was wounded at Ypres on 10th December 1917. Promoted to Lieutenant. Died of Wounds on 27th August 2017 received near Monchy-le-Preux on 26th.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Lord Kitchener of Khartoum No. 2767 E.C.||London|
4th January 1917
1st March 1917
12th April 1917
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley