Brue / Bru

Private KENNETH MATHESON
Last known address in Lewis: 1 Brue
Son of Murdo and Annie Matheson
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

Seaman COLIN MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 2 Brue
Son of Norman McDonald; husband of Effie McDonald
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Newmarket
Service number: 1515/C
Date of death: 16 July 1917 at the age of 44
Ship sunk by UC-38 in the Aegean Sea
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 26
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3

Sergeant DONALD ALLAN FINLAYSON
Last known address in Lewis: 6 Brue
Son of Kenneth Finlayson
Service unit: 1st Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 3/5265
Date of death: 22 December 1914 at the age of 19
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 41 and 42
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3
Joined army before age 16

Seaman DONALD FINLAYSON Junior
Last known address in Lewis: 11 Brue
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Viknor
Service number: 4537A
Date of death: 13 January 1915
Ship sunk by mine
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 14
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3

Seaman KENNETH FINLAYSON
Last known address in Lewis: 11 Brue
Son of Norman and Marion Finlayson; husband of Maggie Finlayson
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, SS Etonian
Service number: 1555C
Date of death: 23 March 1918 at the age of 45
Ship torpedoed by U-boat, 34 miles from the Old Head of Kinsale
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 14
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3

Seaman NORMAN MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 13 Brue
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Bulwark
Service number: 3630C
Date of death: 26 November 1914 at the age of 35
Ship sunk by internal explosion at Sheerness
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 8
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 4

Private ALLAN MACKENZIE
Last known address in Lewis: 14 Brue
Son of John and Elizabeth MacKenzie
Service unit: 7th Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 3/5632
Date of death: 8 May 1916 at the age of 18
Killed in action
Interred: Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, grave IV. J. 8
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3

Leading Seaman ALLAN MACKINNON
Last known address in Lewis: 18 Brue
Son of Malcolm and Christina MacKinnon (nee Matheson), of Brue, Barvas, Lewis; husband of Effie MacKinnon, of 61, South Bragar
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, SS Torcello
Service number: 3322C
Date of death: 8 January 1917 at the age of 37
Died of dysentry in Alexandria
Interred: Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, grave A 25
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3

Seaman DUNCAN MACKINNON
Last known address in Lewis: 18 Brue
Son of Malcolm and Kirsty McKinnon; husband of Annie McKinnon
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Viknor
Service number: 3053/B
Date of death: 13 January 1915 at the age of 40
Ship sunk by mine
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 14
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3

Private WILLIAM PATERSON
Last known address in Lewis: 20 Brue
Son of Alexander and Margaret Paterson
Service unit: 1st Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 3/5247
Date of death: 11 November 1914 at the age of 19
Killed in action
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, panel 38 and 40
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 4

Private DONALD MATHESON
Last known address in Lewis: 26 Brue
Son of Kenneth and Ann Matheson
Service unit: 1st Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 3/5250
Date of death: 25 September 1915 at the age of 20
Killed in action in France
Interred: Ninth Avenue Cemetery, Haisnes, Sp. Mem. 24
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 4

Seaman ANGUS MACLEAN
Last known address in Lewis: 28 Brue
Son of Alexander and Catherine McLean,
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMD Southesk
Service number: 9019/A
Date of death: 7 July 1917 at the age of 18
Died in mining of ship
Interred: Lyness Naval Cemetery, grave D. 14
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3

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