Name :- McNab, John
Nationality :- UK
Age :- 28
Rank :- Private
Number :- 2755069
Service :- Army
Regiment / ship :- 2nd Bn., Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Date of death :- 6th September 1944 (reported missing)
Cemetery / Memorial :- Rangoon Memorial, Burma
Area of cemetery / memorial :- Face 15
Family information :- Son of James McNab and Georgina Briggs; brother of James McNab (sic.); husband of Grace Douglas Welsh McNab, Lundie House, Lundie, Angus
Extra information :- Sadly, like his older brother James, John was reported missing, before being presumed dead. At that time he was believed to have drowned.
Prior to the war John was a member of the Blairgowrie Company of the Black Watch Territorials, and was called up at the start of hostilities. He was a member of the B.E.F. and was evacuated from Dunkirk.
In peacetime John was a bricklayer, having served his apprenticeship with J. & A. Bruce of Blairgowrie, and later worked in Alyth, and with J.B. Stewart & Sons of Coupar Angus.
He married Grace Welsh in February 1944, just a few months before he died.