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PostPosted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 8:04 pm    Post subject: Scarista, Harris Reply with quote

Scarista is a village in south Harris, along the A859 road, which leads south from Tarbert to Leverburgh. The cemetery is located adjacent to Scarista House, between the church and the road.

Grid reference: NG 006628



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 6:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Seaman MALCOLM MacKINNON
Son of John and Effie MacKinnon, of Northton.
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Patrol Service, H.M.S. Watchful
Service No: LT/JX.200856
Date of death 10 January 1942 at the age of 20
Cemetery: Scarista
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 6:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Deckhand Kenneth Maclean
Last address in Harris: 12 Northton,
Son of Donald and Mary Maclean
Service: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Venerable
Service number: 20994/DA
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 18
Drowned in the sinking of HMY Iolaire
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Serjeant ANGUS McLEOD
Regiment/Service: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Service No: 2928624
Date of Death: 17 November 1946
Cemetery: Scarista
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


8/3521 Private
Private John Campbell
Son of Lachlan Campbell of Northton, Obbe, South Harris, Scotland
NZ Otago Regt
Date of death 11 January 1926, aged 48


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Third Radio Officer RODERICK MARTIN
Son of Murdo and Katie Macleod Martin, of Leverburgh, Isle of Harris.
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy, S.S. Tregarthen (London)
Date of death 6 June 1941 at the age of 31
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 110.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

SS Tregarthen was torpedoed near position 5148N 2048W in the Atlantic by U-48, and sank within 3 minutes with all hands.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


NORMAN MACKAY
5th Cameron Highlanders
Killed at Loos on 25 September 1915

Name: McKAY, NORMAN
Initials: N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: S/11020
Additional information: Son of John and Marion McKay, of Northton, Harris, Inverness-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 119 to 124.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

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JOHN MACGUISH
Royal Navy
Lost through enemy action on 24 June 1944
Buried in France

Name: MacCUISH, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Patrol Service
Unit Text: H.M. Motor Minesweeper 8.
Date of Death: 24/06/1944
Service No: LT/JX 529961
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 9.
Cemetery: BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY

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Rifleman A. Mackinnon
Killed in action on 18 March 1944 at the age of 19

Name: McKINNON, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 18/03/1944
Service No: 14350356
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 8.
Cemetery: BEACH HEAD WAR CEMETERY, ANZIO

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