Alexander Doig

Bank: National Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Fraserburgh branch

Died: 25 January 1941


Alexander Doig was born on 25 October 1910, the son of Alexander Doig, a fisherman, and his wife Margaret. He was educated at Waid Academy and joined the staff of National Bank of Scotland in May 1927, working as an apprentice at its Anstruther branch. He moved to Pittenweem branch in 1929, where he completed his apprenticeship and was promoted to a clerkship in 1930. He returned to Anstruther branch in 1931, and later worked at Aberdeen Harbour and Fraserburgh branches. Outside work he played golf and was a member of Waid Academy Former Pupils' Rugby Club. 


During the Second World War Doig left the bank to serve in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Aircraftman Doig was killed in action on 25 January 1941. He was 30 years old and left a widow, Preston, whom he had married in 1937.


Alexander Doig is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Gogarburn campus, Edinburgh

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