Keose / Ceos

Private JOHN MACKAY
Last known address in Lewis: 12 Keose
Served as Tom Martin
Son of Donald and Margaret MacKay
Service unit: 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles
Service number: 622326
Date of death: 5 June 1916 at the age of 30
Killed in action in France
Interred: Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, grave II. L. 9
Village memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Lochs, panel 1
Medals: Military Medal
Emigrated to Canada in 1903

Serjeant WALTER ARMSTRONG BRUCE
Last known address in Lewis: Knockiandue Schoolhouse Keose
Son of William and Agnes E (nee Armstrong) Bruce
Service unit: 5th Black Watch
Service number: 2063
Date of death: 19 June 1915
Killed in action
Interred: Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier, grave D. 40.
Village memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Lochs, Park division, panel 2


Private RODERICK SMITH
Last known address in Lewis: Post Office Keose
Son of Angus and Alexanderina Smith
Service unit: 7th Cameron Highlanders
Service number: S/23900
Date of death: 28 July 1917 at the age of 24
Died of wounds in Ypres
Village memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Lochs, panel 2
Stornoway Gazette tribute

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