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PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2008 4:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Leading Seaman KENNETH MACIVER
Last address in Lewis: 23 Coll,
Son of Malcolm and Mangull MacIver, of 23, Coll, Back, Stornoway.
Regiment or division: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Sagua
Service number: 5561/A
Date of death: 26 February 1919 at the age of 30
Accidentally killed in Liverpool on board ship
Interred: Gress Cemetery, Isle of Lewis
Lewis Memorial: Back



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Two casualties on this memorial.

Able Seaman DONALD FINLAYSON
Last address in Lewis: Tong
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Angus Finlayson, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Merchant Navy
Date of death: 10 April 1942 at the age of 31
Lost on Empire Prairie sunk by U-654
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 44
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial

Seaman JOHN FINLAYSON
Last address in Lewis: Tong
Son of Angus and Jessie Finlayson, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Royal Navy
Service number: P/X 19782A
Date of death: 11 April 1943
Lost on H.M.S. Beverley sunk by U-188
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval, panel 79, column 3
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial
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Leading Seaman JOHN THOMSON
Last address in Lewis: 32 Aird Tong
Husband to Henrietta Thomson of Hillhead Cottage, Tong
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Isonzo
Service number: 2697B (Ch)
Date of death: 22 February 1917 at the age of 36
Drowned in the Mediterranean
Local memorial: Back


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Seaman KENNETH DONALD MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 40 Church Street, Stornoway
Son of Kenneth and Marion Macleod, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Service number: C/X19783A
Date of death: 15 December 1941 at the age of 22
Lost on HMS Galatea sunk by U-557
Memorial: Chatham Naval, panel 49, column 3


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Able Seaman MURDO MACIVER
Mac Iain Iain Choinnich Saighdear
Last address in Lewis: 49 Coll
Son of John and Margaret MacIver, of Back.
Service: Royal Navy
Service number: C/X21454A
Date of death: 22 October 1944 at the age of 26
Died of war injuries
Grave: Gress Cemetery
Local memorial: Back


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Seaman ALEXANDER MURRAY
Mac Alex Ruairidh 'an Oig
Last address in Lewis: 9 Back
Son of Alexander and Kate Murray, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Royal Navy
Service number P/X21589A
Date of death: 31 January 1942 at the age of 20
Lost on HMS Belmont sunk by U-82
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval, panel 71, column 1
Local memorial: Back

Seaman RODERICK MURRAY
Mac Alex Ruairidh 'an Oig
Last address in Lewis: 9 Back
Service: New Zealand Merchant Navy
Date of death: 3 January 1942
Lost on SS Matua
Local memorial: Back
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Seaman ANGUS BEATON
Son of John and Catherine Beaton, of Stornoway.
Regiment / service: Royal Naval Patrol Service, HMT Gregory
Service number: LT/JX173132
Date of death: 4 May 1942 at the age of 20
Interred: Gress Cemetery


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Private DONALD MARTIN
Last address in Lewis: 59 Back,
Son of Allan and Christina Martin, of 59, Back, Lewis, Scotland.
Regiment or division: 26th Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Service number: 375
Date of death: 29 July 1916 at the age of 28
Killed in action
Memorial: Villers Bretonneux Memorial
Lewis War Memorial: Stornoway, Back Division, panel 7
Lewis Memorial: Back

Seaman ALEXANDER MARTIN
Mac Alasdair Dhomhnuill Thormoid Buachaill
Last address in Lewis: 17 Vatisker
Son of Alexander and Dolina Martin, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Royal Naval Reserve, Patrol Service
Service number: LT/X10894B
Date of death: 25 December 1943 at the age of 29
Lost on HMT Kingston Beryl, mined near Islay
Memorial: Lowestoft Naval, Panel 11, column 3
Local memorial: Back



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Seaman ANGUS MACLEOD
Mac Iain Aonghais Thormoid Bhan
Last address in Lewis: 42 Coll
Service: Merchant Navy
Date of death: 12 October 1941
Lost on Baron Vernan

Seaman WILLIAM MACLEOD
Mac Iain Aonghais Thormoid Bhan
Last address in Lewis: 42 Coll
Son of John and Isabella MacLeod, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve HMS Marmion
Service number: C/JX 166025
Date of death: 9 April 1941 at the age of 21
Lost on ship
Interred: Shotley Royal Naval Cemetery, grave 1.D.5.
Local memorial: Back


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Seaman ANGUS MACKENZIE
Mac Choinnich an Drobhair 'ic Choinnich Thearlaich
Last address in Lewis: 44 Coll
Service: Royal Naval Reserve, Patrol Service, HMS Canton
Service number: LT/X18678A
Date of death: 11 March 1942
Died on active service
Grave: Gress Cemetery
Local memorial: Back
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Seaman JOHN ANGUS MCLENNAN
Last address in Lewis: Tong
Son of Donald and Mary McLennan, of Stornoway.
Service: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Drake
Service number: D/X 19885A
Date of death: 27 August 1946 at the age of 26
Interred: Gress Cemetery
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial


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Gunner NORMAN MACLEAN
Last address in Lewis: 5 Vatisker,
Son of Donald Maclean, of 5, Vatisker Back, Stornoway.
Regiment or division: 4th Highland Mountain Bde, Royal Garrison Artillery
Service number: 4335.
Date of death: 18 May 1915 at the age of 22
Died in Egypt
Interred: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, grave L. 194
Local memorial: Back


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Seaman JOHN MORRISON
Last address in Lewis: 30 Vatisker
Son of Roderick Morrison
Service unit: Royal Navy, HMS Pembroke
Service number: 2409/C
Date of death: 5 November 1917
Was invalided home and died there of illness.
Interred: Gress Cemetery
Local memorial: Back


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Able Seaman MALCOLM MACIVER
Son of John and Jane Maciver, of Back.
Royal Naval Reserve (Patrol Service), HMS Europa
Service number: LT/X 7952C
Date of death: 12 September 1943 at the age of 32
Interred: Gress Cemetery
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Seaman ALEXANDER MACLEOD
Mac Uilleim Choinnich 'ic Aonghais
Last address in Lewis: 20 Back
Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Date of death: 13 September 1941
Killed on HMS Hydra at Glasgow
Local memorial: Back


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