Private James Allan Blair

Royal Scots

Died: Saturday 22 May 1915

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Record:
BLAIR, JAMES ALLAN
Additional information:
Cemetery:
EDINBURGH (ROSEBANK) CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Second Lieutenant Blair
Context:
Wounded
Date:
18 May 1915
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 8 Battalion The Royal Scots (page 28)
Name:
Second Lieutenant S B Blair
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
18 May 1915
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment (page 53)
Name:
Colonel F G Blair
Context:
other
Date:
27 May 1915
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: Leicestershire Yeomanry (page 50)