Private William Hay

Private William Hay, 1st/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action in France on 17th September 1918, aged 31 during the ” Advance to Victory and is commemorated on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial. He was the son of William and Catherine Hay of 18 Church Street, Berwick and the husband of Agnes Shiel Nesbitt ( formerly Hay ) of 16 Church Street, Berwick. He fell in the close quarter fighting for the control of the German positions in and around the village of Moeuvres.


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