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PostPosted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Gunner KENNETH MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 4 Aird,
Son of Finlay and Effie MacLeod, of Aird Point, Stornoway; husband of Jessie MacLeod, of 5, Aird Point, Stornoway, Ross-shire.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, SS Arca
Service number: 4522B
Date of death: 2 October 1918 at the age of 33
Drowned in fire on board his ship
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 30
Local memorial: Point (Garrabost)
His ship caught fire in a storm, and patrol ships were unable to render assistance. He was on service since commencement of hostilities.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sergeant ALEX MARTIN
Last address in Lewis: 13 Portvoller,
Son of Catherine Martin, of 13, Portvoller Point, Stornoway, and the late Malcolm Martin.
Service unit: C Coy, 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 316888
Date of death: 23 October 1916 at the age of 22
Killed in action in France
Interred: Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs, grave VIII. D. 4.
Local memorial: Point (Garrabost)

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Two casualties on this memorial

Second Officer NORMAN MURRAY MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: 7 Aird
Service: Merchant Navy
Date of death: 11 March 1943 at the age of 21
Lost on SS Baron Kinnaird sunk by U-621 NE of Newfoundland.
Was youngest 2nd mate at age 19
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 14
Local memorial: Point, Garrabost

Able Seaman ALEXANDER MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: 7 Aird
Son of Malcolm and Annie Macdonald.
Service: Merchant Navy, SS Stockport
Ship torpedoed by U-604 in mid-Atlantic, with the loss of all hands
Date of death: 23 February 1943 at the age of 31
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 101

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Assistant Steward JOHN ANGUS MURRAY
Last address in Lewis: 3 Newlands Shulishader
Son of Donald and Catherine Murray.
Service: Merchant Navy
Date of death: 20 March 1941 at the age of 24
Lost on Clan Ogilvy, sunk north of Cape Verde Islands
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 30

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Seaman JOHN MACAULAY
Last address in Lewis: 3 Sheshader,
Son of Murdo and Chirsty MacAulay, of 3, Sheshader, Stornoway; husband of Catherine MacAulay.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Edinburgh Castle
Service number: 1652/C
Date of death: 25 December 1914 at the age of 61
Washed overboard from HMS Edinburgh Castle in a storm and drowned
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 8
Local memorial: Point (Garrabost)

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Seaman NORMAN MONTGOMERY
Last address in Lewis: 19 New Garrabost
Son of Murdo and Catherine Montgomery, of New Garrabost, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Merchant Navy
Date of death: 31 January 1941 at the age of 39
Lost on MV Pizarro sunk by Italian submarine
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 82
Local memorial: Point, Garrabost

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 1:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Private GEORGE MACSWEEN
Last address in Lewis: 1 Upper Garrabost,
Son of Mr. and Mrs. John MacSween, of 1, Upper Garrabost, Stornoway.
Service unit: 4th Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 1595
Date of death: 16 June 1915 at the age of 24
Killed in action in Flanders
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 39 to 41
Local memorial: Point (Garrabost); Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel

Slightly wounded day before, but declined treatment in order not to miss attack next day. Fell in that attack. Was a student at Aberdeen Training College when he joined the Gordons.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 1:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Private MURDO MACSWEEN
Last address in Lewis: 8 Lower Garrabost,
Son of Murdo and Christina McSween, of Garrabost, Stornoway.
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7442
Date of death: 15 July 1916 at the age of 19
Killed in action
Interred: Doullens Communal Cemetery extension, no 1, grave III. D. 5
Local memorial: Point (Garrabost)

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 1:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Two casualties on this memorial


Leading Seaman DONALD MACDONALD junior
Last address in Lewis: 20 Knock, Point,
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Pembroke
Service number: 3824/A
Date of death: 19 May 1917 at the age of 23
Interred: Aignish / Eye Cemetery, grave E. 1. 57.
Local memorial: Point (Garrabost)
Commended by Admiralty for meritorious work in eastern Mediterranean

Gunner DONALD MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: 20 Knock, Point
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, SS Glenfrain
Service number: 2264A
Date of death: 30 January 1918 at the age of 30
Ship sunk by U-boat 103
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 30
Local memorial: Point (Garrabost)

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2012 7:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Able Seaman JOHN CAMPBELL
Last address in Lewis: 9 Portnaguran
Son of William and Henrietta Campbell; husband of Hannah Campbell, of Stornoway.
Service: Royal Navy, HMS Mentor
Service number: P/JX226212
Date of death: 22 January 1941 at the age of 55
Interred: Eye Cemetery, section A, grave 27



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Second Lieutenant DONALD SMITH
Last address in Lewis: 32 Gelir,
Son of Murdo and Donaldina (Dolina) Smith.
Service unit: 1st Seaforth Highlanders, D Coy
Date of death: 29 January 1919 at the age of 26
Died of pneumonia in Alexandria
Interred: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, grave E. 161
Local memorial: Point (Garrabost)
Twice wounded in France. Was returning home from Mesopotamia
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 26, 2014 4:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Seaman WILLIAM MACLEAN
Last address in Lewis: 33 Upper Bayble
Son of Malcolm and Annie Maclean
Husband of Annie Maclean, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMT Moy
Service number: D/5878
Date of death: 24 December 1941 at the age of 42
Killed on ship at Cretein.
Interred: Benghazi War Cemetery, grave 8. E. 10
Local memorial: Point, Garrabost
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Seaman Alexander Crawford
Son of William and Else Jane Crawford; husband of Mary Crawford, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service unit: Royal Naval Patrol Service, H.M.S. St. Briac.
Service No: LT/JX 222236
Date of death: 12 March 1942 at the age of 38
Memorial: Lowestoft Naval Memorial, Panel 8, Column 3.
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