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McNair, Andrew

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Andrew McNair

royal Garrison Artillery

Royal Garrison Artillery
He is remembered with honour on the St. Joseph's Church Roll of Honour, and Helensburgh War Memorial, Column 4 Line 22.

The family home was 38, Grant Street, Helensburgh The son of James McNair (gardener) and Mary McNair. 
Siblings: Andrew had two sisters, Janet and Helen, and one brother, John.
Andrew McNair was born and brought up in Helensburgh were his father was a ship’s fireman. He was employed as a carpenter with Messrs Osborne, carriers, before enlisting. He joined the Scottish Rifles and was then transferred to the 375th Siege Batt. of the Royal Garrison Artillery.
Andrew married Sarah (nee McMeny), a munitions worker in Gourock. They had been married less than a year when Andrew died, killed in action.
He was 21 years of age.
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