Nairn, William McLaggan

Regimental Number: 8238
Rank: Private
Branch: 2nd Battalion

William was born in Glasgow, Scotland on March 15, 1879. In April of 1914 he filed on a homestead at SE 17-73-10-W6. He enlisted in the Canadian Army at Valcartier in September of 1914. On April 22, 1915, William was killed in action in an attack at St. Julien during the Second Battle of Ypres.

Sources: homestead record