Sunday, 19 June 2016
In memory of Alexander Mair
One hundred years on, we remember the young Portsoy soldier, Alexander Mair, Lance-Serjeant 912 in the 1st/6th Bn Gordon Highlanders. Alexander was 21 years of age when he fell in action on 19th June 1916 and is commemorated by a gravestone at Maroeuil British Cemetery near Arras in France. His parents, John and Ann Mair, lived at 55 Schoolhendry Street in Portsoy.