David Todd McNab

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/20516
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 11th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 26.05.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 9

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Ellen T. McNab, 1 North William St, Dundee

  • Father:

    William McNab, 1 North William St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Alexander and a 2nd brother (name unknown)

  • Spouse:

    Alexina McNab, 24 Dallfield Walk, Dundee

  • Children:

More about David Todd McNab

David has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial. He was the brother of Sgt Alexander McNab 81658, 10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry, who was killed in action 24.05.1915.

On this day, 26 May 1918: S-20516 Pte. David Todd McNab, 11th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, was killed in action in France, aged 25. Born in Dundee, McNab was a resident of Dallfield Road. He is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Bay 9.

DUNDEE’S ROLL OF HONOUR. HIGHLANDERS IN CASULATY LISTS. Pte. David T. McNab, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, was the husband of Mrs McNab, 24 Dallfield Walk. He enlisted eighteen months ago, and had been ten months at the front. A brother, Sergeant Alexander M’Nab, was killed three years ago, and another brother is still serving. Prior to enlistment Pte. McNab was employed on the Dundee and Arbroath Joint Railway. The Courier, Thursday, 20 June 1918, 2.

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