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Inglis, William Duncan

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William Duncan Inglis

Machine gun corp

Machine Gun Corps Infantry.
He is remembered with honour on the Scottish National War Memorial and the Helensburgh War Memorial, Column 4 Line 2.

The family home was at 17, West King Street, Helensburgh where he lived with his uncle, James Black.
The son of James Inglis (letter carrier) and Elizabeth Inglis (nee Duncan).

 

William Inglis was born at 57, East King Street, Helensburgh where his father was a letter carrier. He later lived with his uncle, James Black. He was employed by MacNeur and Bryden as a printer and typesetter before he enlisted. He was also a musician with the Renton Prize Band.He initially joined the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in 1914, service no. 4453, transferring to the Machine Gun Corps in August, 1916.
William was killed in action aged 31 years. 

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