Garyvard / Gearraidh Bhaird

Seaman ALEX MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 1A Garyvard,
Son of John and Annabella Macleod, of 1, Garyvard, Lochs, Stornoway, Ross-shire.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Vivid
Service number: 17041DA
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 25
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire, was never found
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 32


Village memorial: Pairc, Kershader
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Lochs, Park division, panel 2


Seaman ANGUS MONTGOMERY
Aonghais Choinneach Bhan
Last address in Lewis: 2 Garyvard,
Son of Kenneth and Margaret Montgomery, husband of Mary Ann Montgomery, of 2, Garyvard, Lochs, Stornoway. Had 8 children.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMT Unity
Service number: 1445SD
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 44
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Laxay Cemetery, southeast corner


Village memorial: Pairc, Kershader
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Lochs, Park division, panel 2

Had served as a soldier in the South African War for which he held several medals.

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