Corporal William Ley, 17th Royal Scots, (Lord Rosebery’s Bantam Regiment), was born in Queensferry in 1891. He married in 1911. William died on 18th June 1917 aged 26 at the front Line at Villers Guislain, Cambrai. William is buried in Grave Ref: C 1 – Heuidicourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
His brother David died an Army Pensioner in 1916 and his brother Thomas died of illness in 1919.
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