Henry Nairn

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/9197
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 14th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Beauchamp, Villers-Plouich
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 24.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Plouich
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: V.C.11.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 04.04.1895, 2 Ogilvies Rd, Dundee
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 45 Dens Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Sarah Nairn, nee Clark, 45 Dens Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Henry Nairn, Landsdowne Jute Mill, Calcutta, India

  • Siblings:

    James, Sarah & 4 other siblings

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Henry Nairn

Henry was the brother of Pte James Clark Nairn, 25200, 35th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps, who was killed in action 04.08.1918.

Harry Nairn   S/9197   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders


Sergeant Harry Nairn, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who was killed in action on 24th April.  He was a son of Mrs Nairn, 45 Dens Road, Dundee, and Mr Henry Nairn, Lansdowne Jute Mill, Calcutta.

Dundee Courier 8th May 1917

Additional Information supplied by Sheila Jelley, with additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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