M, #9277, b. 1 September 1896
William Mair was born on 1 September 1896 at 84½ Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Mair and Margaret Ann Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Shanker".
- [S8336] William Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Mair, 1896, September First 3h 30m P.M. at 84½ Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: James Mair "Shanker" Fisherman. Mother: Maggie Ann Mair M. S. Wood "Post", married 1892 September 9th in Seafield. Informant: James Mair Shanker, Father. Registered: 1896, September 1st at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."