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19767   Private William Law
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Dated added: 10/10/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 17/10/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 41
Summary      
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.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Highland Cemetery
  Le Cateau, Nord, 4
Grave Ref: Grave III-C-25
CWGC Casualty 39983
Summary      
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.
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References and Links
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1 Ballymena 1914-1918 Brief details of Private William Law
2 FindAGrave.com Photo of Private William Law's grave
3 National Archives UK Medal card of Private William Law can be purchased here
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private William Law's grave can be purchased here
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