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Private DONALD MACKAY
Last address in Lewis: 3 Back,
Service unit: 2nd Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 3/5956
Date of death: 8 January 1915
Killed in action
Interred: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, grave I. C. 41.
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7


Private DONALD MACLEAN Junior
Last address in Lewis: 6 Back,
Son of John and Mary McLean
Service unit: B Coy, 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/6995
Date of death: 9 May 1915 at the age of 21
Killed in action
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 38 and 39
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7


Seaman DONALD MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: 11 Back,
Son of Murdo and Catherine McDonald
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMD Santora
Service number: 17809/DA
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 19
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Gress Cemetery
Village memorial: Back

Leading Seaman JOHN MACDONALD Junior
Last address in Lewis: 17 Back,
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, SS Talus
Date of death: 14 June 1919
Ship sank in a gale
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 6

Seaman MURDO MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 32 Back,
Son of Murdo and Maggie MacLeod
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Zaria
Service number: 12034/DA
Date of death: 14 November 1918 at the age of 21
Died in RN hospital at Lyness
Interred: Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, grave D. 49
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7
Stornoway Gazette tribute

Private ANGUS MACKENZIE
Last address in Lewis: 36 Back,
Son of Angus and Christina MacDonald Mackenzie
Service unit: 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7183
Date of death: 7 January 1916 at the age of 21
Killed in action
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7


Seaman MURDO NORMAN MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 39 Back,
Son of Norman and Murdina McLeod
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMT Scarron
Service number: 12003/DA
Date of death: 7 July 1918 at the age of 20
Died by accidental revolvershot whilst on watch
Interred: Edinburgh (Seafield) Cemetery Screen Wall M. 92
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7
Stornoway Gazette tribute


Private DONALD MUNRO
Last address in Lewis: 40 Back
Son of Donald and Annie Munro
Service unit: US Army
Date of death: 16 June 1918
Killed in action
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7

Private DONALD MACKENZIE
Last address in Lewis: 50 Back,
Son of Annie Mackenzie
Service unit: 4th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 1937
Date of death: 9 May 1915
Killed in action at Neuve Chapelle
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, panel 38 and 39
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7

Private A FERGUSON
Last address in Lewis: 53 Back,
Regiment or division: Royal Garrison Artillery, Canadians
Date of death: 1916
Killed in action
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 6


Image (c) Martin family (Canada)
Private DONALD MARTIN
Last address in Lewis: 59 Back,
Son of Allan and Christina Martin
Service unit: 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,
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7

Private MURDO MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 65 Back,
Son of Duncan and Annie McLeod
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7191
Date of death: 1 July 1916 at the age of 21
Killed in action
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 15C
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7
Stornoway Gazette tribute

Private DONALD MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: Catherine Hill, Back,
Son of Murdo Macleod
Service unit: Canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps
Service number: 564
Date of death: 19 July 1917 at the age of 24
Interred: Grevillers British Cemetery, grave VI. G. 13
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7

Private NORMAN MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: Catherine Hill, Back
Son of John Macleod
Service unit: 43rd Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Service number: 152901
Date of death: 26 October 1917 at the age of 41
Interred: Passchendale New British Cemetery, grave XVI. C. 7
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7

Private KENNETH MURRAY
Last address in Lewis: Catherine Hill, Back
Son of Allan Murray
Service unit: 4th Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 315949
Date of death: 1 October 1918 at the age of 26
Interred: Gress Cemetery
Village memorial: Back


Private ALEXANDER MACASKILL
Last address in Lewis: Lighthill Back,
Son of Murdo and Annie MacAskill
Service unit: 1st Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 3/5966
Date of death: 7 May 1915 at the age of 19
Died of wounds
Interred: La Clytte Military Cemetery, grave I. A. 8
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 6


Seaman JOHN MACASKILL
Last address in Lewis: Lighthill, Back,
Son of Murdo MacAskill
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Redoubtable
Service number: 3397/DA
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 27
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Gress Cemetery
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 6


Seaman WILLIAM JOHN MURRAY
Robert
Last address in Lewis: Well Cottage, Lighthill, Back,
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Pactolus
Service number: 11935/DA
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 21
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Gress Cemetery
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

I would like to submit a photo of Donald Martin A.I.F. from Back. The photo is of him in uniform - digitised - good quality. He was my grandmother's brother.

ADB said...

If possible, could you please upload the image to the Internet and leave a link to it in a comment on this site or in the guestbook. Alternatively, leave an email address in a comment - I will NOT publish that particular comment.

Anonymous said...

Donald Martin's war record can be viewed at this site:

http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/Imagine.asp?B=2017609&I=1&SE=1