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Private William John McKeown

1st Battalion Black Watch
Service No: 3 / 2510

William John McKeown grave





Personal details

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 319 Main St, Coatbridge


Killed in Action 09/05/1915 at Ypres




Labourer in the Clyde Tube Works


28 / DOB - 18/03/1897

Buried / Remembered

Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Family Information

Son of John and Catherine McKeown. William was the youngest of the 3 brothers who fell. Pte James McKeown of the 1st/6th North Staffordshire Regiment was Killed in Action on the 03/10/1918 (see index) and Private Francis McKeown died in a London Hospital on the 21/02/1919. He is NOT listed on the Memorial

Additional Information

William was formerly with the 1st Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (2750). Also remembered on the St Patricks Church and Stewarts and Lloyds Rolls of Honour with his 2 brothers (see photos). See photos for Williams name on the Le Touret Memorial

  Medal Index Card  remembered at home  additional photo

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