William Kay was the son of William Kay of 30 Miranda Road, Bootle.
 
His photo appeared in the Evening Express on the 19th January 1917 and is reproduced here with the kind permission of the Liverpool Daily Post & Echo
 
The caption accompanying the photo reads, "Private Wm. Kay, of the Gordon Highlanders, son of Mrs. Kay, 30, Miranda-road, Bootle, is reported killed in action on November 13th, 1916."