William Gourlay

RBS remembers



William Gourlay

Bank: National Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Burntisland branch

Died: 1 October 1918

 

William Millar Gourlay was born on 19 September 1899, the son of Robert Gourlay, a railway clerk, and his wife Helen. In May 1914, when he was 14 years old, he went to work for National Bank of Scotland as an apprentice at its Burntisland branch in Fife.

During the First World War Gourlay left the bank to go on military service. Second Lieutenant William Millar Gourlay of the Royal Air Force was killed in a flying accident on 1 October 1918. He was 19 years old.

 

 

Leave your message of remembrance

If you want to leave a message of remembrance about this fallen member of our staff please send us an email.

Send us an email

Please note that we review every comment before publishing it to make sure that it doesn't breach our posting guidelines so it sometimes takes a day or two for your comments to appear.

Set Tab for lightbox