William Alexander Blair – Highland light infantry. William Died on the 8th of December 1918, he was 20 years old. He and another officer were on duty when a bomb was accidentally struck and exploded, killing the other officer instantaneously and wounding William, who succumbed to his wounds the following morning.
Prior to enlisting he had been a student at the University of Glasgow. He was the son of Malcolm Blair (Headmaster at Beckford Street Primary School) and Annie Hardie. He lived at Allanshaw Street.