3 Lt A.A. Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth:
19/08/1942 (Killed in Action)
William John McMullan was the son of Archibald and Mary Harriet McMullan. William John McMullan was born on 29th April 1904. He was one of at least nine children, all born in the Benburb area. They were a farming family. William emigrated to Canada and settled in western Canada in British Columbia. He became Shawnigan Lake School’s odd-job man for about twelve years. Gunner William McMullan was serving in Europe with the Canadian Infantry Corps when he was killed in action at the Dieppe debacle on 19th August 1942.
Brookwood is 30 miles from London (M3 to Bagshot and then A322). The main entrance to Brookwood Military Cemetery is on the A324 from the village of Pirbright. There is a direct train service from Waterloo to Brookwood Station from which there is an entrance to the cemetery. The Brookwood Memorial stands at the southern end of the Canadian section of the cemetery.