|1. Memorial:||Haynecourt British Cemetery|
|2. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918|
Awards & Titles:
|Military Medal |
Family :Son of Alexander and Emma McLellan, of 7, Dale Avenue, Amhirsh. Nova Scotia.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit :||1st Bde Canadian Field Artillery|
|Action :||The Final Advance in Artois|
Service Number: 330118
Unit: Canadian Field Artillery
Previous service: 93rd Cumberland Regiment (Canadian Militia).
Killed in Action: 1 October 1918, France
Commemorated at Soldier’s Memorial, Pugwash, Nova Scotia
Harold “Harry” Hector McLellan was born in Pugwash, Nova Scotia on 26 November 1892. He is the son of Alexander McLellan and Emma Clay, they lived at 7 Dale Avenue, Amherst Nova Scotia. He served in the 1st Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery. He was killed in action in Cambria, France, on 1 October 1918 during the final advance in Artois, and is buried in Haynecourt British Cemetery in France. He was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field on 11 February 1919.
He was awarded the Military Medal, 1915 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal.
The Final Advance in Artois occured 2nd October - 11th November 1918. Concurrently with the advances in the Somme and Arras sectors the First and Fifth British Armies continued the advance and chase the Germans back towards the Belgian border.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Royal Standard No. 398 E.C.||Montreal & Halifax|
12th May 1908
2nd June 1908
9th June 1908
Sergeant at Halifax upon initiation in 1908.
The names of those brethren who fell are taken from the monument formerly located in the foyer of the Masonic Hall on Barrington Street, which now resides in the banquet room of the Masonic Hall on Coronation Avenue in Halifax, NS.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
Document : 1933 - Masonic Roll of Honour - Freemasons' Hall Vestibule - United Grand Lodge of England Researcher : Stephen Smith - Royal Standard Lodge