Far from the Front

West Calder and the Great War

Email: jamesfanning@icloud.com



M Clancy

In Memory of




"B" Coy. 16th Bn., Royal Scots

who died on

Sunday, 4th November 1917. Age 19.


Additional Information: Son of Matthew and Maria Clancy, of West Calder, Midlothian.


Commemorative Information


Cemetery:  HARLEBEKE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Harelbeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grave Reference/Panel Number:  XI. B. 11.


Location: Harlebeke New British Cemetery is located 32 kilometres east of Ieper town centre on a road leading from the N8 Meenseweg, connecting Ieper to Menen, Wevelgem, Kortrijk and Zwevegem.


CWGC website

Mr Matthew Clancy, Dickson Street, West Calder, has been notified that his son, Pte Matthew Clancy, has been posted missing.


Midlothian Advertiser, November 9th, 1917