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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Flying Officer WALTER RODERICK MATHESON
Last address in Lewis: 14 Newvalley
Son of Walter and Annabella Matheson, of Stornoway.
Service: Royal Air Force Voluntary Reserve
Service number: 136890
Date of death: 16 November 1943 at the age of 22
Lost on training mission
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. L, grave 2003
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Corporal DUNCAN ALICK MACAULAY
Last address in Lewis: 7 East Street, Sandwick
Service: 7th Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 3249793
Date of death: 19 January 1945 at the age of 27
Killed in action near Sittard, Holland.
Took out machinegun post alone, but was shot by sniper
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Private WILLIAM MACKENZIE
Last address in Lewis: 66 Kenneth Street, Stornoway
Son of Norman and Annie Mackenzie, of 66, Kenneth St., Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Regiment or division: 1st / 6th Manchester Regiment, Trench Mortars
Service number: 251809
Date of death: 11 December 1917 at the age of 23
Killed in action in France
Interred: Post Office Rifles Cemetery, Festubert
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Stoker 2nd class WILLIAM MUNRO
Last address in Lewis: 21 Cross Street Coulregrein
Son of John and Christina Munro, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Service number: P/KX638968
Date of death: 15 October 1944 at the age of 21
Lost on HMS Larne off Greece, due to mining of ship
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval, panel 86, column 2
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Seaman DONALD MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 12 Murray's Court, Stornoway
Son of John and M. MacLeod, of 10, Murray's Court, Kenneth St., Stornoway.
Regiment or division: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, RN Depot (Crystal Palace)
Service number: Z/9964
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 18
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, grave O. 1910. 1427.
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Private JOHN NORMAN MUNRO MORRISON
Last address in Lewis: 18 Battery Park, Stornoway
Son of John and Anne Morrison
Service unit: Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 3/5950
Date of death: 5 April 1917 at the age of 23
Died of tuberculosis after being wounded
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, grave N. 1910. 970.
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial; Nicolson WW1 memorial, right panel


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Leading Seaman MURDO NICOLSON
Last address in Lewis: 8 Battery Park Road, Stornoway
Son of Angus and Christina Nicolson, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Service number: LT/X1817A
Date of death: 22 October 1940 at the age of 28
Lost off HMT Waveflower, which struck a mine off Aldeburgh
Memorial: Lowestoft Naval, panel 2, column 1
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial

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Sailor ANGUS NICOLSON
Last address in Lewis: 8 Battery Park Road, Stornoway
Son of Angus and Christina Nicolson, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis; husband of Christina Nicolson, of Stornoway.
Service: Merchant Navy, SS Stancliffe
Lost in sinking of ship, torpedoed by U-37
Date of death: 12 August 1940 at the age of 24
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 101
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Carpenter JOHN ANGUS MACDONALD
Jam
Last address in Lewis: 8 Lower Sandwick,
Son of Angus and Mary MacDonald; husband of Margaret Ann MacDonald, of Alexandria, Dunbartonshire.
Service: Merchant Navy
Date of death: 11 July 1943 at the age of 29
Lost when SS California was bombed near Portugal.
Survived sinking of SS City of Benares, where 77 children drowned
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 22
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Corporal ALEX DAN MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 38 Point Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Isabella McLennan Macleod, of 38, Point St., Stornoway.
Regiment or division: "C" Coy, 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 104
Date of death: 25 April 1915 at the age of 22
Killed in action in St Julien
Was with Colours for 7 years, noted athlete and crack shot.
Mentioned for conspicuous bravery in the field
Interred: Seaforth Cemetery, Cheddar Villa
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial

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Lance Corporal ALEX MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 38 Point Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Isabella McLennan Macleod, of 38, Point St., Stornoway.
Service unit: 8th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 7512
Date of death: 26 September 1915 at the age of 21
Killed in action at Loos
Interred: Lillers Communal Cemetery, grave IV. A. 43
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial; Nicolson WW1 memorial, middle panel


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2008 6:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Able Seaman A J G DAVISON
Last address: 3 Church Street, Tower Bridge Road, Bermondsey, London
Son of the late Mr and Mrs John George Davison of above address
Regiment or division: Royal Navy, HMY Iolaire (diver)
Service number: J/25645
Date of death: 31 December 1916 at the age of 20
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery
Memorial reference: O. 1910. 1320
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote


Lance Corporal DONALD MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 36 Bayhead Street, Stornoway
Son of John Macleod
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/13698
Date of death: 12 April 1917 at the age of 20
Killed in action
Interred: Aubigny Communal Cemetery extension, grave II. A. 69.
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial
Had been ranching in Argentina and came home at own expense to enlist
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote


Private ALEX DONALD MURRAY
Last address in Lewis: 20 Church Street, Stornoway
Son of Neil and Mary Murray, of 20, Church St., Stornoway, Ross-shire, Scotland.
Service unit: 24th Battallion Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Forces
Service number: 6853/A
Date of death: 1 September 1918 at the age of 25
Killed in action by shrapnel
Interred: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, grave VIII. B. 54
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial; Nicolson WW1 memorial, right panel


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote


Able Seaman MURDO MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 11 Battery Park Road, Stornoway
Son of Roderick and Cathrine MacLeod.
Service: Merchant Navy, SS Stockport
Medal: BEM
Date of death: 25 February 1943 at the age of 39
Ship sunk by U-604
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 102
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial
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HELEN MARY BALLARD
Civilian
Died in Lewis Hospital (Stornoway) on 31 March 1941 at the age of 44 as a result of injuries sustained at sea two days before.
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Lieutenant Colonel REGINALD GEORGE BREADMORE OBE
Son of Walter and Beatrice Breadmore; husband of Kay Breadmore, of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. A.M.I.Mech. E.
Service unit: Indian Army Ordnance Corps
Date of death: 29 March 1941 at the age of 42
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, sec. M. grave 3006
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