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