Neil Macinnes was the Regimental Sergeant Major of No 9 Commando at the time of his death. The No 9 Commando War Diary for January 10th 1942 records the following "2974803, R.S.M. McINNES N, died of self inflicted gunshot wound."Sources CWGC 9 Cdo War Diary 10 Jan 1942 ref National Archives WO/218/38. Notes Spelling of surname in War Diary differs to that on the CWGC record.