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Roll Of Honour Of Members Of The Society Of Writers To His Majesty's Signet
And Apprentices 1914-1919
LIEUTENANT COLIN MACKENZIE BLACK, 28 Castle Street, Edinburgh. Received Commission as 2nd Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps in December 1915. Promoted Lieutenant. Thereafter A.D.C. and Camp Commandant Headquarters 39th Division B.E.F. Served in France from September to December 1917. Discharged in January 1918.
LIEUTENANT THOMAS WILSON BLACK, 42 Lancaster Gate, London, W. 2. (Apprentice.) Gazetted 2nd Lieutenant in 1st Battalion 1st Lowland Heavy Battery 4th March 1915. Served in this country until July 1916. Promoted Lieutenant. Served abroad until May 1917.
LIEUTENANT WILLIAM BLACK, 36 Castle Street, Edinburgh. Enlisted in Mechanical Transport Royal Army Service Corps May 1916. Served nine months with the Salonica Forces. Received Commission 10th September 1917. Afterwards served in France.
MAJOR WILLIAM THORBURN BLACKWOOD, M.C., British Linen Bank, Peebles. Enlisted in Inns of Court Officers' Training Corps in December 1915. Received Commission in Royal Scots January 1917. Served in 8th Royal Scots (Pioneers) in France from February 1917 till April 1918. Seconded for duty as Adjutant and Assistant Commandant, thereafter Major Commanding 51st (H) Divisional Reception Camp, France, June 1918. Awarded M.C.
LIEUT.-COLONEL ALEXANDER STEVENSON BLAIR, C.M.G., T.D., 12 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh. Lieut.-Colonel 9th Royal Scots. Mobilised 4th August 1914. Commanded the Battalion in France from February 1915 till May 1916. Commandant (Temporary Colonel) commanding Abancourt Area Lines of Communication from May 1916 to December 1917. Awarded C.M.G. Twice mentioned in Dispatches 1916 and 1917. T.D. 1918.
LIEUTENANT ARCHIBALD BLAIR, 28 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh. Enlisted 8th Royal Scots September 1914. Received Commission as 2nd Lieutenant September 1914 and Lieutenant June 1915. Relinquished Commission December 1916 as result of accident in France. Re-commissioned Lieutenant Royal Field Corps (afterwards Royal Air Force) May 1917. Served at home and abroad. Wounded 16th May 1915.
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