CEF Soldier Detail

Lance-Corporal William McCubbing
Died: September 5, 1918

Regimental Number:
2336301
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
50th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Newabbey, Kirkcudbrightshire
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
John McCubbing; father; Drum, Dumfries, Scotland
Address at Enlistment:
1325 - 15 Ave., W., Calgary, Alberta
Date of Birth:
November 24, 1878
Trade or Calling:
Butcher
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Calgary, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
March 10, 1917
Age at enlistment:
38
Height:
5 Feet 7 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 5, 1918
Age at Death:
39
Buried at:
Ligny-St. Flochel British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Plot:
IV. C. 7.
Commemorated:
New Abbey War Memorial
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 6673-9
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lance-Corporal Canadian Infantry 50th Battalion
Private Canadian Militia 103rd Regiment, Calgary Rifles

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John McCubbing, of Dumfries, Scotland; husband of Agnes McCubbing, of 1320, 11th Avenue W., Calgary.  Served for 1 year in the King's Own Scottish Borderers.

He is commemorated on the New Abbey War Memorial located in a small enclosure next to the Abbey at New Abbey approximately 6 miles south of Dumfries on the A710 (Derek Robertson, The Scottish War Memorials Forum). 

Awards and Decorations
Military Medal