William McNab (1885-1916)

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William McNab

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

McNAB, WILLIAM. Private. No S/5975. 11th Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Born Huddersfield 1.4.1885. Son of William McNab, 52 Blackhouse Road, Fartown. Educated Thomas Street Board School. Attended Great Northern Street Congregational Sunday School. Was a cornet player in the Fire Brigade Band. Employed as a brass finisher by Messrs Harland and Wolff in Liverpool. Was secretary of the Friendly and Trades Society's Annual Sing. Enlisted October 1914. Wounded during the Battle of the Somme on 31.8.1916. Died of wounds at No 2 British Red Cross Hospital, Rouen, on 10.9.1916, aged 31 years. Buried St. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN.Grave location:- Plot B, Row 25, Grave 22.
ROH:- Great Northern Street Congregational Chapel; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

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