Gelir / Geilear

Second Lieutenant DONALD SMITH
Last known address in Lewis: 32 Gelir
Son of Murdo and Dolina Smith
Service unit: 1st Seaforth Highlanders, D Coy
Date of death: 29 January 1919 at the age of 26
Died of pneumonia in Alexandria
Interred: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, grave E. 161
Village memorial: Point, Garrabost
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Point division, panel 3
Twice wounded in France. Was returning home from Mesopotamia


Private JOHN MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 33 Gelir
Son of Norman and Mary Macleod
Service unit: 2nd Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 3/5982
Date of death: 3 November 1914 at the age of 19
Killed in action in France
Interred: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, grave III. A. 37.
Village memorial: Point, Garrabost
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Point division, panel 3

Private ALEXANDER MACAULAY
Last known address in Lewis: 34 Gelir
Son of John and Betsy MacKay MacAulay
Service unit: 46th Canadian Infantry
Service number: 887491
Date of death: 13 April 1917 at the age of 36
Killed in action
Memorial: Vimy Memorial
Village memorial: Point, Garrabost
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Point division, panel 1


Private MURDO MACAULAY
Last known address in Lewis: 34 Gelir
Son of John and Betsy MacKay MacAulay
Service unit: 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7104
Date of death: 11 March 1915 at the age of 20
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 38 and 39
Village memorial: Point, Garrabost
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Point division, panel 1


Sergeant NORMAN CAMPBELL
Last known address in Lewis: 37 Gelir
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 6401
Date of death: 20 October 1914 at the age of 35
Killed in action in France.
Interred: Houplines Communal Cemetery extension, grave II. D. 10
Village memorial: Point, Garrabost
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Point division, panel 1
Was the first to fall from [Bayble] district

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