Lance Sergeant Thomas Ley, 17th Battalion Royal Scots, was born in Dundee in 1884. The family later moved to Queensferry. He married in 1907 in Dalmeny. Thomas died of illness in Queensferry on 6th December 1919 aged 33. He had participated in the Battles of the Somme and the 3rd Battles of Ypres. He was awarded the Military Medal in 1917 for gallantry and devotion to duty under fire.
His brother David died as an Army Pensioner in 1916 and his brother William died in France in 1917.
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