Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
12049   Private William McHarg
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Dated added: 10/01/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment (British Army)
Died: 27/09/1918 (Killed in Action)
William McHarg was born in Airdrie. William McHarg enlisted in Hamilton, Scotland. He was living in Glenmavis, Lanarkshire at the time. Private William McHarg served for a time with the Highland Light Infantry, Service No. 5834. Private William McHarg was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Irish Regiment when he was killed in action in France on Friday 27th September 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Moeuvres Communal Cemetery Extension
  Cambrai, Nord, 4
Grave Ref: Grave I-B-31
CWGC Casualty 338167
Moeuvres is a village 10 kilometres west of Cambrai and 2 kilometres north of the main Cambrai to Bapaume road (N30). The Communal Cemetery can be found just outside the village on the D34A road towards Inchy en Artois, and the Extension lies alongside it.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Tobermore Church of Ireland - WW1 Roll of Honour Tobermore
2 Tobermore War Memorial - WW1 - Part 1 Tobermore
Local Insitute / Local Book Details

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1 Tobermore Book WW1 44
References and Links
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1 Photo of Private William McHarg's grave
2 National Archives UK Medal card of Private William McHarg can be purchased here
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private William McHarg's grave can be purchased here
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