4th Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade (New Zealand Army)
Date Of Birth:
03/10/1916 (Died of Wounds)
George Knox McKinley was the son of James and Mary Jane McKinley. He was born on 10th October 1892, one of at least eight children, all born in Dungannon. By 1911, George was working as a linen lopper. He emigrated to Australia about April 1914. He then moved on to New Zealand where he worked as a farm labourer. He enlisted in December 1915. Rifleman George Knox McKinley was serving with the 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade when he died of his wounds in France on 3rd October 1916.
Longueval is a village approximately 13 kilometres east of Albert and 10 kilometres south of Bapaume. The Memorial is situated on a terrace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, which lies a short distance west of Longueval, on the south side of the road to Contalmaison.