M, #8256, b. 18 September 1914
William Pirie was born on 18 September 1914 at 456 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of Alexander Pirie and Beatrice Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Coull".
- [S6933] William Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Pirie, 1914, September Eighteenth 5h A.M. at 456 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: Alexander Pirie, Fisherman. Mother: Beatrice Pirie M. S. Wood, married 1911 December 8th in Seafield. Informant: Margaret Pirie, Her X Mark, Grandmother (Present). James McIntyre Registrar, Witness. Registered: 1914, September 18th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
- [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.