In 1901 the family was at Hayfield Cottage in Cumnock.
John McKinnon 43 plumber and gas fitter b Cumnock
Jemima McKinnon 37 b Mauchline
William S McKinnon 16
Maggie W McKinnon 14
Douglas R McKinnon 12
Mary McKinnon 8
Lizzie R McKinnon 7
John McKinnon 5
Janet McKinnon 2
Jemima S McKinnon 9 M
|Cumnock Chronicle 1918|
John was a Lance Corporal in The Royal Engineers and was killed in France on 4th November 1918, so close to the Armistice. He is buried at the ORS British Cemetery in France. He was 23.
His father was deceased and his mother living by this time at 2 Alexandra Terrace, Ayr.
He had been affected by gas in August 1917.
He was awarded the Military Medal in 1918.
His name is on the Cumnock War Memorial.
His record on CWGC
The family on Cumnock Connections tree
It's possible that the 3 young lads are John McKinnon senior's 3 sons, making the lad on the right John.