William McCaa 48 blacksmith
Janet McCaa 23 dau
William McCaa 15 son apprentice blacksmith
He is remembered on the Memorial Panel at Basra in Iraq and on the Cumnock War Memorial and on Dalbeattie War Memorial.
He left a wife Thomasina McGhie of 8 Burn Street, Dalbeattie. She was a maid at Garallan House when they married in 1915 at Dalbeattie. They don't appear to have any children.
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Here is his entry on CWGC
The family on Cumnock Connections tree
His brother James Ritchie McCaa, also a farrier, enlisted in the Lifeguards in 1897 at the age of 18 and served through the war. His service record survives. In all he served 22 years and 55 days.
He married Amy Briggs in London in 1915 and was living in London in 1923.