Barvas / Barabhas

BARVAS PARK
Private JOHN MACIVER
Last address in Lewis: 3 Barvas Park,
Son of Donald and Margaret Maciver, of 3, Park Barvas, Stornoway.
Service unit: 6th Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 3/5358
Date of death: 16 July 1917
Died of wounds
Interred: Dozinghem Military Cemetery, I. G. 7
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LOWER BARVAS
Seaman RODERICK GRAHAM
Last address in Lewis: 3 Lower Barvas,
Son of Angus and Peggie Mackay Graham, of Barvas, Stornoway.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Pembroke
Service number: 1815/C
Date of death: 30 December 1918 at the age of 43
Died of influenza in Chatham
Interred: Barvas (St Mary) Old Churchyard

Private KENNETH MACLEAN
Last address in Lewis: 16 Lower Barvas,
Son of Norman and Ann McLean
Service unit: 28th Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)
Service number: 604
Date of death: 1 October 1916 at the age of 30
Interred: Ste Marie Cemetery, grave Div. 3. I. 2

Seaman DONALD MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 20 Lower Barvas,
Son of Murdo and Catherine Murray MacLeod, of 20, Lower Shader, Barvas, Stornoway.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, SS Saxonia.
Service number: 3553/B
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 33
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Barvas (St Mary) Old Cemetery

Seaman MURDO MURRAY
Last address in Lewis: 22 Lower Barvas,
Son of Murdo and Christina Murray
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve
Date of death: 13 August 1918 at the age of 46
Died of influenza at home

Seaman NORMAN MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 28 Lower Barvas,
Son of Norman and Ann Murray Macleod.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Invincible
Service number: 2338C
Date of death: 31 May 1916 at the age of 34
Lost at the Battle of Jutland.
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 18

Private NORMAN MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 31 Lower Barvas,
Brother of Miss Margaret McLeod, of 31, Lower Barvas, Stornoway, Scotland.
Service unit: 85th Canadian Infantry
Service number: 2183381
Date of death: 2 September 1918 at the age of 30
Interred: Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt, grave I. C. 17
Killed in action in France

Private DONALD MORRISON
Last address in Lewis: 32 Lower Barvas,
Son of Colin and Flora Morrison, of 32, Lower Barvas, Stornoway.
Service unit: 5th Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 3/5221
Date of death: 12 October 1917 at the age of 34
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 136 to 138

Gunner D J SMITH
Last address in Lewis: 34 Lower Barvas
Son of John and Annie Smith, of 34, Lower Barvas, Stornoway.
Service unit: Royal Marine Artillery
Service number: RMA/2585(S)
Date of death: 31 July 1919 at the age of 26
Interred: Barvas Cemetery

Sergeant ALLAN JOHN MORRISON
Last address in Lewis: 35 Lower Barvas,
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alick Morrison, of 35, Lower Barvas, Stornoway.
Service unit: 6th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/6973
Date of death: 11 April 1918 at the age of 22
Killed in action
Memorial: Ploegsteert Memorial, Panel 9
Decoration(s): DCM, awarded in March 1918 for conspicuous bravery in refusing to surrender his platoon to the enemy.
Wounded in 1915 and 1916

Private NORMAN MATHESON
Last address in Lewis: 36 Lower Barvas,
Son of Donald and Christina Matheson, of 36, Lower Barvas, Stornoway, Lewis.
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/6708
Date of death: 19 December 1914 at the age of 32
Killed in action
Interred: Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Guinchy, grave V. A. 4.

Private COLIN SMITH
Last address in Lewis: 43 Lower Barvas,
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Smith, of 43, Lower Barvas, Stornoway, Lewis, Scotland.
Service unit: 7th Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)
Service number: 446673
Date of death: 9 September 1916 at the age of 30
Killed in action in France
Interred: Vimy Memorial

Seaman FINLAY MACRITCHIE
Last address in Lewis: 46 Lower Barvas,
Son of John and Annie McRitchie, of 46, Lower Barvas, Stornoway, Ross-shire; husband of Catherine McRitchie, of 80, Greenfield St., Govan, Glasgow.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Invincible
Service number: 2512/B
Date of death: 31 May 1916
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 18,
Lost in Battle of Jutland

Private NEIL MURRAY
Last address in Lewis: 52 Lower Barvas,
Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Murray, of 52, Lower Barvas, Stornoway, Scotland.
Service unit: 8th Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment), Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Service number: 578
Date of death: 26 September 1916 at the age of 30
Killed in action in France
Interred: Vimy Memorial

Private ALEX MACDOUGALL HUNTER

Last address in Lewis: 54 Lower Barvas
Son of Robert and Catharine Hunter, Barvas
Service unit: 5th Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)
Service number: 13746
Date of death: 24 May 1915 at the age of 25
Killed in action in France
Mentioned on family gravestone in Sandwick Cemetery, Lewis
Memorial: Vimy Memorial,

Private NORMAN MACDOUGALL
Last address in Lewis: 54 Lower Barvas,
Son of John and Margaret McDougall, of 54, Lower Barvas, Stornoway, Scotland.
Service unit: 46th Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)
Service number: 437723
Date of death: 10 April 1918 at the age of 25
Killed in action in France
Interred: Roclincourt Military Cemetery, grave VI. B. 19
Mentioned on family gravestone in Barvas Cemetery, Lewis

Sergeant FINLAY MACIVER

Son of the late Kenneth and Eliza Maciver. B.Sc. (Aberdeen).
Last address in Lewis: 54 Lower Barvas,
Service unit: 13th Yorkshire Regiment (formerly Army Veterinary Corps)
Service number: 33890
Date of death: 22 March 1918 at the age of 24
Killed in action in France
Mentioned on family gravestone in Bosta Cemetery, Great Bernera
Memorial: Arras Memorial, Bay 5
Local memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
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UPPER BARVAS

Sergeant DONALD MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 1 Upper Barvas,
Son of Donald and Catherine Macleod, of I, Upper Barvas, Stornoway, Lewis.
Service unit: 1st Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 3/5219
Date of death: 3 September 1916
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 15B,
Decoration(s): DCM

Private WILLIAM MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 1 Upper Barvas,
Son of Donald and Catherine MacLeod, of 1, Upper Barvas, Stornoway.
Service unit: 1st Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 3/5573
Date of death: 1 May 1915 at the age of 24
Died in POW camp in Germany
Interred: Southwestern Cemetery, Berlin, grave XV. D. 4.

Private ANGUS PATERSON

Last address in Lewis: 5 Upper Barvas,
Son of Kenneth and Chirsty Macdonald Paterson, of Mission House, Geshader, Miavaig, Lewis. Native of Upper Barvas.
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 1149
Date of death: 15 September 1914 at the age of 18
Killed in action in France
Interred: Crouy-Vauxrot French National Cemetery, grave A. 9.

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