Name :-   McNab, John

Nationality :-   UK

Age :-   28

Rank :-   Private

Number :-  2755069

Medal :-

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.