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    Default MAIR, Alexander b c1894 - WW1

    Mis-filed as MARR in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363):

    Alexander MAIR, living in Toronto, CANADA when the Great War started, returned to Scotland in 1915. Attested November 1915, declared age 21y 186d, born NEW BYTH, Aberdeenshire.
    Served with the AVC (24135), transferred to the Labour Corps (588758), discharged late 1919 and applied for repatriation to Canada (appears to be granted but detail not shown).

    Mother: BARBARA (New Byth);
    Married 1916 at New Byth: NELLIE JOHNSTON.
    Children: NELLIE GRAY (or GRACE?) 1914; BARBARA ANN 1916; ALEXANDER 1918.
    Addresses in Aberdeenshire: Auchnagatt & New Pitsligo.

    Anc****y, MAR, pages 81047-81100

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    Canadian Passenger Lists, 1931
    Alexander 36 born New Byth Destination Land Settlement (brand/branch?)Rex(c)ton NB 430. Nearest relative in Scotland -Mother - Barbara Mair
    Helen wife 34 New Piteligo
    Nellie dau 17 Strichen
    Barbara 15 Auchnagett
    Alexander 13 New Piteligo
    Rose 12 New Piteligo
    Hilda 8 Strichen
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