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Don Neal

6th Bn K.S.L.I.

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Gnr/Sig 14282735 David McNair

Born 1/7/1917, Larbert, Stirlingshire. Scotland

David was a Joiner by trade but also played 'part-time' professional football, in goal for, Partick Thistle, Stenhousemuir, and Falkirk.
He joined GSC in 17/9/42 and was posted to 181 Field Regt 28/10/42 he served with the Regt from Normandy to the Elbe, and was posted to serve in the Far East (Pickfords) but injured his leg while playing football on route, and ended up serving with 6th Airborne Palestine. Finally demobbed 31/12/46. Jim told me he was called up to serve during the Suez crisis but returned home after a few weeks.

I shall update this page as more information becomes available.

Meanwhile, see HERE for what David McNair received from Montgomery himself.

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