Great Bernera / Bearnaraigh

Breaclet

Seaman NORMAN MACINNES

Tormod Aonghais Thormoid Rhuaidh
Last known address in Lewis: 1 Breaclet, Great Bernera
Son of Angus and Catherine Macinnes; Husband to Ann Macdonald, father to 5 children
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Hermes
Date of death: 31 October 1914 at the age of 41
Ship sunk by U-boat off Calais
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3
First man from Bernera to lose his life in World War I

Wireless Operator NORMAN MACIVER
Tormod Thormoid Bhig
Last known address in Lewis: 4 Breaclet, Great Bernera
Son of Norman and Mary Maciver
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Ben Lomond (aka Turnbridge)
Date of death: 7 July 1918 at the age of 21
Ship sunk by U-92, 30 miles SE of Daunts Rock, en route from Seville to Ardrossan
Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3
Had gone south to Glasgow at age 18 to study wireless telegraphy, and obtained a first-class certificate.
Stornoway Gazette tribute


Seaman NORMAN MACDONALD
Tormod Thormoid Thormoid Oig
Last known address in Lewis: 5 Breaclet, Great Bernera
Son of Norman and Christy Macdonald
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Laurentic
Service number: 3279/B
Date of death: 25 January 1917 at the age of 33
Ship sunk by U-80 off Malin Head
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 26
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3
Stornoway Gazette tribute


Seaman JOHN MACKENZIE
An t-Olach
Last known address in Lewis: 8 Breaclet, Great Bernera
Son of Malcolm and Annie Mackenzie; husband of Mary Macdonald Mackenzie. Father of Catherine.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Victory
Service number: 2038C
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 38
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire, was never found
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 26
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3

Croir

Corporal JAMES REID WILSON MACLEOD

Last known address in Lewis: Croir, Great Bernera
Son of Neil Mackenzie MacLeod and Annie Davidson Brown MacLeod, of 24, Barrington Drive, Glasgow. Born at Montreal, Canada.
Service unit: Cameron Highlanders / 9th Scottish Rifles
Service number: 43347
Date of death: 23 March 1918 at the age of 24
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Pozieres Memorial, Panel 37 and 38
Village memorial: Great Bernera

HECTOR MORRISON
Last known address in Lewis: Croir, Great Bernera
Date of death: (not known)
Village memorial: Great Bernera

Hacklet
Deckhand DONALD MACAULAY
Domhnall an Sheorais
Last known address in Lewis: 4 Hacklet, Great Bernera
Son of John and Christina Macaulay
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMT Max Pemberton
Service number: 2658/SD
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 21
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Bosta Cemetery
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3

Private JOHN MACAULAY
Iain an Sheorais
Last known address in Lewis: 4 Hacklet, Great Bernera
Son of John Macaulay
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/6755
Date of death: 25 April 1915 at the age of 23
Killed in action at St Julien
Interred: Seaforth Cemetery, Cheddar Villa, B. 1. (Headstone "A" 38).
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3
Medals: 1915 Star
Joined the firing line in August 1914

Private NORMAN ANGUS MACDONALD
Norman Angus Shroll
Last known address in Lewis: 6 Hacklet, Great Bernera
Son of Donald and Christy McDonald
Service unit: 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/6994
Date of death: 5 November 1917 at the age of 28
Killed in action in Mesopotamia
Memorial: Basra Memorial, Panel 37 and 64
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3
Medals: 1915 Star

Kirkibost

Sergeant DONALD MACARTHUR
Last known address in Lewis: 1 Kirkibost, Great Bernera
Son of Donald and Catherine Macarthur
Service unit: 8th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/6931
Date of death: 24 March 1918 at the age of 30
Killed in action
Interred: Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, grave VI. C. 23
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3
Medals: Mons Star, posthumously awarded DCM from conspicuous bravery
Wounded 4 times previously.
Stornoway Gazette tribute


Private JOHN MACLENNAN
Iain Scodaidh
Last known address in Lewis: 8 Kirkibost, Great Bernera
Son of John and Ann MacLennan
Service unit: 3rd Battallion, 1st Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Service number: 9337
Date of death: 15 June 1915 at the age of 22
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Vimy Memorial
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3

Seaman JOHN MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 9 Kirkibost, Great Bernera
Son of Norman and Margaret McDonald
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMABV Duke of Albany
Service number: 3322A
Date of death: 24 August 1916 at the age of 30
Ship sunk by UB-27, 20 miles E of Wick
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 18
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3

Private MALCOLM MACDONALD
Callum Dhol
Last known address in Lewis: 11 Kirkibost, Great Bernera
Son of Donald and Mary Ann Macdonald
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/6993
Date of death: 2 March 1915 at the age of 23
Killed in action in France
Interred: Bailleul Communal Cemetery, extension (Nord), grave J. 14
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3
Had been employed in tramway department of Glasgow Corporation before the outbreak of war


Deckhand JOHN MACAULAY
Iain Phiri
Last known address in Lewis: 12 Kirkibost, Great Bernera
Son of John and Jane Macaulay
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMT Joseph Burgin
Service number: 19586/DA
Date of death: 14 November 1918 at the age of 20
Died of pneumonia in hospital at Dundee
Interred: Bosta Cemetery
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3
Stornoway Gazette tribute

Private JOHN MACIVER
Last known address in Lewis: 21 Kirkibost, Great Bernera
Son of Murdo and Ann Maciver
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Date of death: 1 September 1918 at the age of 26
Killed in France
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3
Went to France in 1914. He had previously been wounded twice

Tobson

Seaman ANGUS MACDONALD
Aonghas Thormoid Aonghais
Last known address in Lewis: 7 Tobson, Great Bernera
Son of Norman and Mary Macdonald
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Laurentic
Service number: 3467A
Date of death: 25 January 1917 at the age of 28
Ship sunk by U-80 off Malin Head
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 26
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3
Medals: 1915 Star
Stornoway Gazette tribute

Leading Seaman DONALD MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 13 Tobson, Great Bernera
Son of Angus and Mary Macdonald, was married.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Ganges
Service number: 2688/B
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 36
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire, was never found
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3


Signaller DONALD BANNERMAN MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 13 Tobson, Great Bernera
Son of Malcolm and Margaret Bannerman Macdonald, of 106, Roslea Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow. Educated at Allen Glen School, where he was Head Master's Secretary during his last year.
Service unit: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, HMS Brisk
Service number: Clyde Z/8157
Date of death: 2 October 1917 at the age of 19
Died in accident in the Mediterranean
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 28
Village memorial: Great Bernera


Private KENNETH MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 24A Tobson, Great Bernera
Son of Angus and Catherine MacDonald
Service unit: 3rd (Central Ontario) Toronto Regiment, Canadian Infantry
Service number: 9339
Date of death: 15 June 1915 at the age of 21
Died of wounds sustained the previous day,
Interred: Lillers Communal Cemetery, grave II. C. 33
Village memorial: Great Bernera

Private MALCOLM MACDONALD
Murchadh Chaluim Aonghais Duinn
Last known address in Lewis: 25 Tobson, Great Bernera
Son of Malcolm and Mary Macdonald.
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7383
Date of death: 25 April 1915 at the age of 17
Killed in action at Hill 60
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, panel 38
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3

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