William George Slater

M, #4245, b. 3 January 1920, d. 27 April 2005
     William George Slater was born on 3 January 1920 at 4 Seafield Terrace, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Slater and Helen Slater. His family was known by the tee-name of "Wildie". He married Beryl Falconer at Strathlene Hotel, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 October 1947.1 Author of 'Portknockie Memories', a compilation of personal reminiscences of people, places and events in an around Portknockie, published by the Cullen, Deskford & Portknockie Heritage Group. William died on 27 April 2005 at Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin, Moray, Scotland, at age 85.2 His body was cremated on 3 May 2005 at Moray Crematorium, Buckie, Moray, Scotland.2


  1. [S3360] John Falconer, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by John Falconer of Buckie, Moray, Scotland.
  2. [S3376] Family Announcements, Deaths, Slater, The Press and Journal, "Deaths - SLATER
    SLATER (Portnockie) Peacefully, at Dr. Gray's Hospital, Elgin, on Wednesday, April 27, 2005, Willie, aged 85 years, formerly of Park Street, dearly beloved husband of the late Beryl, much loved father, grandfather and brother. Funeral service at Moray Crematorium, on Tuesday, May 3, at 2p.m. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only, please. Resting at William Watson's Rest Rooms, Blackfriars Road, Elgin."