Extract from Beath Higher Grade School on the day that the school opened. As well as William's name there is the name of his best friend Adam Fulton. In the aftermath of William's death in the great War Adam married William's fiance, Jane Kelso, in 1928. 2nd Lieutenant William B. Binning (1896 - 1916), Scottish Rifles 9th Div. Machine Gun Corps, 28th Bn.