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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Private KENNETH MATHESON
Last address in Lewis: 1 Brue
Son of Murdo and Annie Matheson, 1 Brue
Service unit: 6th Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 5362
Date of death: 2 February 1919 at the age of 23
Died at home of illness
Interred: Barvas (St Mary) Old Cemetery


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Seaman NORMAN MARTIN
Last address in Lewis: 8 Lower Shader,
Son of John and Margaret Martin; husband of Annie Martin, of 8, Lower Shader, Barvas, Stornoway.
Regiment or division: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Victory
Service number: 3397/C
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 42
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Was on service since 1914
Interred: Barvas Old Churchyard
Local memorial: North Lewis, Borve
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Seaman RODERICK GRAHAM
Last address in Lewis: 3 Lower Barvas
Son of Angus and Peggie Mackay Graham, of Barvas, Stornoway.
Regiment or division: Royal Navy, HMS Pembroke
Service number: 1815/C
Date of death: 30 December 1918 at the age of 43
Died of illness
Interred: Barvas Old Churchyard


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Leading Seaman DONALD MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: 34 Lower Shader,
Son of Donald and Peggy Macdonald, of Shader, Stornoway.
Regiment or division: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Mars
Service number: 3947/A
Date of death: 24 February 1919 at the age of 29
Influenza at home
Interred: Barvas Cemetery
Had been demobilised a few days before his death
Local memorial: North Lewis, Borve
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Seaman MURDO MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 18 Lower Shader
Son of John Macleod, of 18, Lower Shader, Barvas, Stornoway.
Regiment or division: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Victory
Service number: 4444/A
Date of death: 20 January 1919 at the age fo 28
Was invalided home and died there
Interred: Barvas Cemetery
Local memorial: North Lewis, Borve
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote


Seaman MALCOLM MATHESON
Last address in Lewis: 10 Upper Shader,
Son of Malcolm Matheson
Regiment or division: Royal Naval Reserve, HMT Iceland
Service number: 11907/DA
Date of death: 1 January 1919
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Barvas Cemetery
Local memorial: North Lewis, Borve

Had destroyed two Zeppelins in the North Sea while Gunner on HMT Iceland. Had gone to France with Seaforths in 1914, where he was mentioned in despatches, and subsequently served in Mesopotamia where he was so severely wounded that he was discharged.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Private NORMAN MACDOUGALL
Last address in Lewis: 54 Lower Barvas,
Son of Mrs. Margaret McDougall, of 54, Lower Barvas, Stornoway, Scotland.
Regiment or division: 46th Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)
Service number: 43772
Date of death: 10 April 1918 at the age of 25
Interred: Roclincourt Military Cemetery, grave VI. B. 19
Killed in action in France
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Gunner D J SMITH
Last address in Lewis: 34 Lower Barvas
Son of John and Annie Smith, of 34, Lower Barvas, Stornoway.
Regiment or division: Royal Marine Artillery
Service number: RMA/2585(S)
Date of death: 31 July 1919 at the age of 26
Interred: Barvas Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Seaman JOHN MARTIN
Last address in Lewis: 16 Lower Shader
Son of Donald and Annie Martin, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Service number: P/X10780B
Date of death: 31 August 1940 at the age of 26
Lost in mining of HMS Esk
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval, Panel 44, column 1
Local memorial: North Lewis, Borve
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