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Nicholas McNally

In memory of:

Private Nicholas McNally

July 1, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

409158

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 1, 1888

Commemorated on Page 287 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. D. 5.

Location:

KLEIN-VIERSTRAAT BRITISH CEMETERY is located 6 Km south west of Ieper town centre, on the Molenstraat, a road branching from the Kemmelseweg (Joining Ieper to Kemmel N331). From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort), and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 m after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing). 5 Km along the Kemmelseweg lies the right hand turning onto Poperingstraat. 1 Km along the Poperingestraat lies Kemmel No 1 French Cemetery. Immediately to the left of this cemetery is a road called Molenstraat. KLEIN-VIERSTRAAT BRITISH CEMETERY is located 30 metres along the Molenstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– "Killed in Action"
He was attached to the 250th Company Royal Engineers, and while on duty with a party repairing the Vierstraat-Wyschaete Road at 11 a.m. on the 1st July, 1917, they were subjected to shell fire from a high velocity gun, Private McNally was instantly killed by a shell-burst, his body being badly shattered, and filled with splinters from it.

Title:	Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War
Mikan record:	46246
Volume Number:	31829_B016763
Page:	55
Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England

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