Private William Blackie

Private William Blackie, 7th Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He died of wounds in France on 12th September 1915, aged 21. He was the son of Alexander Blackie, East Morriston, Earlston and is buried in Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery,  Pas de Calais, France. He had been born in Coldstream and had enlisted at Greenlaw. His Headstone is inscribed ” He Gave His Life That We Might Live”.

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