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Company Sergeant-major DANIEL MACIVER
Last address in Lewis: Coll
Son of Kenneth and Mary Maciver of Barvas, Saskatchewan, Canada. One of 12 children
Service unit: 5th Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)
Service number: 13783
Date of death: 28 April 1917 at the age of 41
Killed in action
Memorial: Vimy Ridge
Mentioned in Despatches
Served in the South African war, was awarded the Queen's Medal with 4 clasps
Stornoway Gazette tribute


Private ANGUS MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: 6 Coll
Son of Angus and Catherine Macdonald
Service unit: 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7231
Date of death: 9 May 1915 at the age of 19
Killed in action
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 38 and 39
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 6

Private DONALD MACLEAN
Last address in Lewis: 7 Coll
Son of Murdo and Isabella Maclean
Service unit: Seaforth Highlanders
Date of death: 22 May 1916 at the age of 21
Died of disease at home, after being discharged due to ill health
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7


Deckhand WILLIAM MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 8 Coll,
Son of Angus Macleod
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Dreel Castle
Service number: 14603DA
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 20
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire, was never found
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 32
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7

Leading Seaman JOHN MORRISON

Last address in Lewis: 10 Coll,
Son of John Morrison; husband of Catherine Finlayson Morrison
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, SS Norwood
Service number: 30260CH
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 44
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Gress Cemetery
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7


Seaman DONALD MURRAY
Last address in Lewis: 12 Coll,
Son of Donald and Maggie Murray, of Tolstachaolais, Stornoway; husband of Jessie Campbell Murray
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Bayano
Service number: 2288C
Date of death: 11 March 1915 at the age of 46
Ship sunk by U-boat off Stranraer
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 14
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7

Seaman EVANDER MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: 15 Coll
Son of Angus and Catherine Ferguson McDonald; husband of Catherine McLennan McDonald
Service unit: Merchant Marine, SS Bulgarian
Service number: 2797/C
Date of death: 20 January 1917 at the age of 40
Ship sunk by U-84, 50 miles W of Fastnet
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 26
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 6
Served with the Seaforths in the South African War
Stornoway Gazette tribute

Private ANGUS GRAHAM
Last address in Lewis: 22 Coll,
Son of John and Catherine Graham.
Service unit: B Coy, 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7237
Date of death: 21 April 1917 at the age of 21
Killed in action
Memorial: Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panel 37 and 64
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 6
Five times wounded.

Leading Seaman KENNETH MACIVER
Last address in Lewis: 23 Coll,
Son of Malcolm and Mangull MacIver
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Sagna
Service number: 5561/A
Date of death: 26 February 1919 at the age of 30
Accidentally killed in Liverpool on board ship
Interred: Gress Cemetery
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7

Leading Seaman ALEXANDER MUNRO
Last address in Lewis: 25 Coll
Son of Malcolm and Catherina Munro, of 2, Knock Point, Stornoway
Husband of Annie Munro Macdonald
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, SS Conch
Service number: 4509B
Date of death: 7 December 1916 at the age of 35
Ship sunk by U-boat
Memorial: Chatham Naval, panel 18
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7

Donald Macrae
Image courtesy Clan Macrae Roll of Honour
Sergeant DONALD MACRAE
Last address in Lewis: 25 Coll,
Son of John Macrae
Service unit: 43rd Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Service number: 199000
Date of death: 16 August 1918 at the age of 28
Killed in action
Memorial: Vimy Memorial,
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7

John Neil Macrae
Image courtesy Clan Macrae Roll of Honour
Private JOHN NEIL MACRAE
Last address in Lewis: 25 Coll,
Service unit: 7th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7241
Date of death: 14 July 1916
Killed in action
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 15 C
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7

Seaman JOHN SMITH
Last address in Lewis: 26 Coll,
Son of John and Betsy McLeod Smith, of Tolsta; husband of Mary Stewart Smith
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Vivid
Service number: 3359/A
Date of death: 30 October 1918 at the age of 30
Died in hospital after being invalided home
Interred: Gress Cemetery
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7


Seaman JOHN MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: 27 Coll,
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Seagull
Service number: 3042/C
Date of death: 30 September 1918 at the age of 37
Lost in sinking of ship
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 30,
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 6
Stornoway Gazette tribute

Lance Corporal GEORGE MACDONALD

Last address in Lewis: 29 Coll,
Son of George MacDonald
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7238
Date of death: 20 November 1915
Killed in action
Interred: Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, II. D. 5.
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 6

Seaman MURDO MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 30 Coll,
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Revenge
Service number: J/76479
Date of death: 1 January 1919
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire, was never found
Memorial: Plymouth Naval Memorial, panel 31
Village memorial: Back

Seaman NORMAN MACIVER
Last address in Lewis: 34 Coll,
Father of Marion MacIver
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Newmarket
Service number: 2898B
Date of death: 16 July 1917 at the age of 43
Ship sunk by UC-38 in the Aegean Sea
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 26
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7
Stornoway Gazette tribute

Private ALEXANDER MACIVER
Last address in Lewis: 36 Coll,
Son of Kenneth Maciver
Service unit: 1st Scots Guards
Service number: 9177
Date of death: 25 January 1915 at the age of 23
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, panel 3 and 4,
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 6


Corporal MURDO MACIVER
Last address in Lewis: 40 Coll,
Son of Catherine MacIver
Service unit: 4th Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 1328
Date of death: 10 June 1915 at the age of 25
Killed in action
Interred: Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, grave II. E. 10
Village memorial: Back and Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7


Seaman ALEXANDER BEATON
Last address in Lewis: 40 Coll,
Son of James and Isabella Maciver Beaton
Service unit: Mercantile Marine Reserve, HMD Rose III
Service number: 968068
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 28
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Gress Cemetery
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 6


Private JAMES BEATON
Last address in Lewis: 40 Coll,
Son of James and Isabella Beaton.
Service unit: 43rd Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Service number: 859871
Date of death: 17 April 1917 at the age of 22
Killed in action
Interred: Barlin Communal Cemetery extension, grave I. A. 35
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 6

Private NORMAN MACIVER
Last address in Lewis: 43 Coll,
Son of John and Isabella MacIver
Service unit: 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7178
Date of death: 7 January 1916 at the age of 20
Killed in action in Mesopotamia
Memorial: Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panel 37 and 64
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7


Private ALEXANDER MACKENZIE
Mac Iain Choinnich
Last address in Lewis: 44 Coll,
Son of John and Ann Mackenzie (nee Macdonald)
Service unit: Seaforth Highlanders
Date of death: 11 June 1915 at the age of 28
Killed in action
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7

Private MURDO MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 54 Coll
Son of Angus and Christina McLeod
Service unit: 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/ 8720
Date of death: 7 January 1916 at the age of 25
Killed in action
Memorial: Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panel 37 and 64
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7


Private MURDO MACIVER
Last address in Lewis: 61 Coll,
Son of Kenneth Maciver
Service unit: 4th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Service number: S/22731
Date of death: 2 October 1918 at the age of 19
Killed in action
Interred: Bellicourt British Cemetery, grave VI. I. 6
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 7


Private DONALD GRAHAM
Last address in Lewis: Outend Coll,
Son of Alexander and Annie Macleod Graham
Service unit: 2nd Canadian Field Artillery
Service number: 41793
Date of death: 16 February 1915 at the age of 28
Accidentally killed in France
Interred: Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery, grave I. B. 17A
Village memorial: Back
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Back division, panel 6
Served 5 years in India.

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