Joseph Blair

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 40910
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 36
  • Date of Death: 23.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 6

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Johnstone, Renfrew
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Janet Eccles Blair, 46 Constable St, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary Wilson Blair, 77 Milnbank Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    Janet, born 19.0401902 & Catherine, born 03.11.1904

More about Joseph Blair

Joseph has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

Formally 8093, Highland Light Infantry

Joseph Blair   40910   King’s Own Scottish Borderers

BLAIRKilled in action, April 23d, Private Joseph Blair, K.O.S.B. late of H.L.I., aged 36, beloved husband of Mary Blair, 77 Milnbank Road, Dundee. – Inserted by his sorrowing wife and family, and daughter,  77 Milnbank Road, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 19th May 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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