Saturday, 26 November 2016
Portsoy remembers William Moir
On this day we remember William Smith Moir, Pte 123698, 60th Canadian Infantry (Victoria Rifles). William was the son of Alexander and Alexandrina Moir, and his wife Helen lived at 13 Barbank Street in Portsoy. He was 38 years of age when he fell in action on 26th November 1916 in the fighting at Vimy Ridge. A headstone is dedicated to his memory in the Nine Elms Military Cemetery at Thelus, Pas de Calais.