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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Able Seaman DONALD MORRISON ROBERTSON
Son of James and Jessie Robertson, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Regiment or service: Royal Canadian Navy Reserve, H.M.C.S. Trillium
Service number: 3302
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Date of death 12 April 1941 at the age of 20
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery: Sec. M. Grave 2974.



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ordinary Telegraphist CLIFFORD HINDLE GREENWOOD
Son of Christopher Hindle Greenwood and Helena May Greenwood, of St. Vitah Manitoba. Canada.
Regiment or service: Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve, H.M.C.S. Trillium
Service number: V/9888
Date of death: 12 April 1941 at the age of 19
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2975.



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lance Corporal GEORGE WILLIAM CANNON
Son of Edwin and Annie Evelyn Cannon, of Coalpool, Staffordshire; husband of Emily Harriet Cannon, of Walsall, Staffordshire.
Regiment or service: Royal Engineers, 940 (I.W.T.) Operating Coy.
Service No: 4912161
Date of death: 3 July 1941 at the age of 33
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2976.



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Gunner PATRICK KING
Son of John and Margaret King, of Greenock, Renfrewshire; husband of Catherine Robertson King, of Greenock.
Regiment or service: Royal Artillery, 3 Bty., 2 Lt. A.A.Maritime Regt
Service No: 1784428
Date of death: 27 August 1941 at the age of 36
Sandwick Cemetery: Sec. M. Grave 2977.

His body was retrieved from the sea off the shore at Tolsta Head.



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rigger's Mate SYDNEY GILBERT BALL
Son of Gilbert and Edith Fanny Ball, of Eastbourne, Sussex; husband of Annie Grace Ball, of Baldock, Hertfordshire.
Regiment or service: Royal Navy, H.M.S. Barsound
Service No: R/JX.206003
Date of death: 1 December 1941 at the age of 32
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. 17. Grave 2978.



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Able Seaman ALBERT EDWARD GILLARD
Son of John Henry and Mary Gillard.
Regiment or service: Royal Navy, H.M.S. Barsound
Service number: C/SR.67717
Date of death: 1 December 1941 at the age of 23
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2979.



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Flying Officer (Pilot) JOHN DEREK BREARLEY RIGBY
Son of John Kay Rigby and Grace Annie Rigby, of Dartmouth. B.A. (Cantab.); Administrative Officer, Tanganyika Territory.
Regiment or service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 500 Sqdn.
Service number: 68415
Date of death: 1 August 1942 at the age of 22
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2980.



A bridge, in memory of FO Rigby was erected in the Lake District, see this posting.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pilot Officer (W.Op./Air Gnr.) FRANK RICHARD HANCOCK
Son of Frank Richard and Agnes Hancock; husband of Nora Hancock, of Heaton, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
Regiment or service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 500 Sqdn.
Service number: 113269
Date of Death: 31 July 1942
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2981.



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sailor W. WRIGHT
Regiment or service: Merchant Navy, SS Cantick Head
Date of death: 27 July 1943
This casualty is not listed on the CWGC website



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Flight Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) THOMAS MICHAEL GLEDHILL
Son of Walter Vine Gledhill and Dora Gledhill, of Wakefield, Yorkshire; husband of Margaret Gledhill, of Wakefield.
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 58 Sqdn.
Service number: 1433900
Date of death: 14 April 1945 at the age of 22
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2983.



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Sergeant (W.Op./Obs.) ALISTAIR ROBERT MacKAY
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander MacKay; stepson of Annie MacKay (nee Macleod), of Stornoway
Regiment or service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 143 Sqdn.
Service number: 979566
Date of death: 31 May 1942 at the age of 25
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. O. Grave 1859.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stores Assistant RODERICK MACPHERSON MURRAY
Son of Donald and Annie Murray, of Stornoway.
Regiment or service: Royal Navy, H.M.S. Victory
Service number: P/MX.122721
Date of death: 15 November 1945 at the age of 21
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 1758.



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Corporal JOHN RODERICK INNIS
Son of William Henry and Flora Innis, of Stornoway.
Regiment or service: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, 1st Bn. The Liverpool Scottish
Service No: 2932102
Date of death: 2 January 1942 at the age of 23
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. O. Grave 1419.



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2008 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Corporal WILLIAM PATRICK MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 9 South Beach Street, Stornoway
Son of Murdo and Donaldina Macleod, of 9, South Beach, Stornoway.
Regiment or division: 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/3116
Date of death: 5 November 1917 at the age of 31
Killed in action in Mesopotamia
Memorial: Basra, Panel 37 and 64
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial


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