Corporal John Kennie, of 8thSeaforth Highlanders, was born in 1891 in Lasswade. The family later moved to Kirkliston then Queensferry. John was killed in action during the Battle of Loos, France on 25th September 1915, aged 24. He is commemorated on Panel Ref: 112 -115, Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
John was awarded the 1914/15 star, British War and Victory Medals.
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