6th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
17/10/1918 (Killed in Action)
William Law was the son of James Law. William was born in the Portglenone area about 1877. William was marred to Nancy Law. William Law enlisted in Antrim. He was living in Hamilton, Scotland at the time. Private William Law was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on Thursday 17th October 1918, just weeks before the end of the war. He was 41 years old.
Le Cateau is a small town about 19 kilometres south-east of Cambrai. Highland Cemetery is about 1 kilometre south of the town on the D12 road to Wassigny. After the Battle of Le Cateau (26 August 1914), the town remained in German hands until the middle of October 1918.