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PostPosted: Thu Sep 18, 2008 3:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Three people are mentioned on this family memorial.

Seaman NORMAN MONTGOMERY
Last address in Lewis: 5 Sheshader,
Son of Malcolm Montgomery, of 6, Sheshader, Stornoway; husband of Isabella Montgomery, of 3, Sheshader, Stornoway, Ross-shire.
Regiment or division: Royal Naval Reserve, HMT Ariel II
Service number: 3391/C
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 39
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire, was never found
Memorial: Chatham Naval, panel 32
Lewis Memorial: Point (Garrabost)

Bosun MURDO CAMPBELL
Last address in Lewis: 5 Sheshader
Service: Merchant Navy
Date of death: 8 May 1941 at the age of 33
Saved from ship SS Empire Light by German raider Pinguin, lost when that was sunk by HMS Cornwall
Local memorial: Point, Garrabost

Able Seaman NORMAN MALCOLM MONTGOMERY
Last address in Lewis: 17 Sheshader
Service: Merchant Navy
Date of death: 8 May 1941 at the age of 22
Saved from ship SS Empire Light by German raider Pinguin, lost when that was sunk by HMS Cornwall
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 43
Local memorial: Point, Garrabost
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Able Seaman MURDO MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: 10 Shulishader
Son of Torquil and Marion MacDonald.
Service: Merchant Navy
Date of death: 11 July 1943 at the age of 36
Lost in bombing of SS California off Portugal
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 22
Local memorial: Point, Garrabost


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DONALD MACLEOD
Died in France during World War I
No CWGC reference - too little information
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Two names on this memorial

Corporal MURDO MACKENZIE
Last address in Lewis: 3 Upper Bayble,
Service unit: 1st Scots Guards
Service number: 6241
Enlisted at Glasgow.
Date of death: 11 November 1914 at the age of 31
Killed in action
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, panel 11
Local memorial: Point (Garrabost)

DONALD MACLEOD
Killed in Bastia in 1944 at the age of 22
No CWGC reference


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Sergeant Pilot IAN MACKENZIE
Son of John and Annie Mackenzie, nephew of Catherine in Stornoway
Royal Canadian Airforce
Service number R/78548
Date of death: 24 February 1942 at the age of 26
Interred: Eye Cemetery, section B, grave 90


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Private ANGUS MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: Flesherin,
Son of Angus and Annie MacDonald, of Fleshern, Portnaguran, Stornoway.
Regiment or division: 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7412
Date of death: 22 April 1916 at the age of 20
Killed in action in Mesopotamia
Memorial: Basra, panel 37 and 64
Lewis Memorial: Point (Garrabost)

Went to France in June 1915, Mesopotamia January 1916. Was wounded and sent to hospital in Bombay. Returned to Tigris and was killed the day following his rejoining the Colours in the field.


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Able Seaman EVANDER MACRAE
Last address in Lewis: 8 Portvoller
Service: Merchant Navy
Date of death: 31 January 1941 at the age of 30
Lost on MV Pizarro sunk by Italian submarine
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 82
Local memorial: Point, Garrabost


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Seaman MALCOLM MURRAY
Last address in Lewis: 5 Lower Garrabost,
Son of Roderick and Rachel Mackay Murray; husband of Catherine Murray, of 5, New Garrabost, Stornoway, Ross-shire.
Regiment or division: Royal Navy, HMS Invincible
Service number: 3330C
Date of death: 31 May 1916 at the age of 46
Lost at the Battle of Jutland
Memorial: Chatham Naval, panel 18
Lewis Memorial: Point (Garrabost)


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Seaman ANGUS GRAHAM
Last address in Lewis: 4 Lower Garrabost,
Son of Murdo and Catherine Graham, of Garrabost; husband of Bella McKenzie Graham, of 4, Lower Garrabost, Stornoway, Ross-shire.
Regiment or division: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Invincible
Service number: 3020C
Date of death: 31 May 1916 at the age of 50
Lost at the Battle of Jutland
Memorial: Chatham Naval, panel 18
Lewis Memorial: Point (Garrabost)


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Leading Deckhand MALCOLM MACRAE
Last address in Lewis: 42 Lower Bayble, Park
Son of Farquhar and Marion Macrae
Regiment or division: Royal Navy, HMS Wallington
Service number: 1600/SD
Date of death: 4 November 1916 at the age of 30
Died of illness at Grimsby
Interred: Grimsby, Scartho Road Cemetery, grave 42 B. 17



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Leading Aircraftman NORMAN RICHARD McLEOD
Son of John McLeod and of Berdie McLeod (nee McLaren); nephew of Norman Macaulay, of Portnaguran, Stornoway.
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
Service No: R/68643
Date of death: 29 March 1942 at the age of 21
Interred: Eye / Aignish Cemetery, Sec. C. Grave 7.


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Seaman JOHN MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: 2 Upper Garrabost,
Son of Donald Macdonald, of 2, Upper Garrabost, Stornoway.
Regiment or division: Royal Naval Reserve, HMT Emley
Service number: 14142/DA
Date of death: 28 April 1918 at the age of 19
Ship sunk by mine
Memorial: Chatham Naval, panel 30
Lewis Memorial: Point (Garrabost)
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Second Hand DONALD MACIVER
Son of Roderick and Margaret Maciver, of Stornoway.
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve (Patrol Service), H.M.S. Bedlington
Service No: LT/X.7905C
Date of death: 11 December 1943 at the age of 35
Interred: Eye / Aignish Cemetery, sec. D, grave 68


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Lance Corporal ANNA MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 47 Keith Street, Stornoway
Daughter of Angus and Mary A. Macleod, of Stornoway.
Service: Auxiliary Territorial Service
Service number: W171933
Date of death: 11 May 1943 at the age of 23
Killed by enemy action at Gt Yarmouth
Interred: Eye Cemetery, Section D, grave 43
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial


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Private ANGUS MACIVER
Last address in Lewis: 45 Lower Bayble, Park
Son of Mr. and Mrs. MacIver, of 45, Lower Bayble, Stornoway.
Regiment or division: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 514
Date of death: 3 May 1917 at the age of 27
Killed in action in Roeux
Interred: Roeux British Cemetery, grave D. 38.
Local memorial: Point (Garrabost)


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