Midshipman Frederick MacCallum Leslie Blair RNR


1901 Apr 18. Born Glasgow, Scotland

1911 census living with parents in Ayr

Medal Card in Kew

1918 Sep 19 Commissioned Midshipman

1919 Nov 22. Leaves London for Singapore. He is a "planter". But this does not work out.

1920 Nov 15. Joined ADRIC with service no 1039. Posted to I Coy. Mother at 20 Yew Gardens, Kelvinside, Glasgow.

1921 Jan 24 Permitted to resign

1921 Nov 29 He is a waiter on a ship. The ships he waited on can be found from the reference numbers.

1933 He still has a seaman's card as a Waiter

1941 May 21 Serving in Canadian Navy as a Lt

1941 Dec Ayr Cemetery

In ever loving memory of my dear husband HERBERT JAMES BLAIR b at Glasgow 30 Aug 1864 d at Montgomerie Lodge, Ayr 28 Dec 1914. Also our beloved son Lieutenant FREDERICK M.L. BLAIR drowned on active service Dec 1941.(l . h . s . ): Also their son HERBERT J. BLAIR d 3 Oct 1972 aged 72 yr.(r . h . s . ): KATHERINE McCALLUM widow of HERBERT J. BLAIR d 29th Feb 1962.

There is no death recorded in Scotland, so he either died at sea or in another country, presumably Canada