Source: September 1916 casualty.
Pte. Chas. McKie
Was killed in action during the severe fighting around Combles on Sept. 15th, 1916. He was the youngest son of the late Peter and Mrs. McKie, being born in Paris 19 years ago, and was employed in the Sweater Dept. of Penman Ltd., at the outbreak of hostilities. He enlisted in the 76th batt. and went overseas with a draft in Sept. 1915, later crossing to France, being attached to a signalling corps. A widow and a baby daughter are left to mourn his demise, as also three brothers and one sister – Andrew and William of Hamilton, Robert and Margaret of Paris. He was a member of the Presbyterian church.
Source: Brantford Courier December 16, 1916.