Laxay / Lacasaigh

Private ANGUS MACKENZIE
Last known address in Lewis: 8 Laxay
Son of John and Christina Mackenzie
Service unit: 1st Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 3/5516
Date of death: 14 October 1915 at the age of 21
Died of wounds in Loos
Interred: Choques Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, grave I. G. 38.
Village memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Lochs, panel 1
Had been in hospital in winter of 1914 suffering from frostbite

Corporal ANGUS MACIVER
Last known address in Lewis: 9A Laxay
Son of Angus and Mary MacIver; husband of Jessie MacIver, of 2145, 10th Avenue West, Vancouver, British Columbia.
Service unit: 12th Field Coy Canadian Engineers
Service number: 504660
Date of death: 25 August 1916 at the age of 35
Killed in action
Interred: Spoilbank Cemetery, grave I. K. I.
Village memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Lochs, panel 1
Shot through the heart and killed instantly while giving an order in the trenches in France


Corporal DONALD MACIVER
Last known address in Lewis: 12 Laxay
Son of Murdo and Catherine Maciver
Service unit: 1st Scottish Rifles
Service number: 41042
Date of death: 23 September 1918 at the age of 27
Died of wounds in France
Village memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Lochs, panel 1
Medals: DSM
Stornoway Gazette tribute

Sergeant ALEXANDER MACKENZIE
Last known address in Lewis: 14 Laxay
Son of Malcolm and Mary Ann MacKenzie
Service unit: 13th Australian Infantry
Service number: 3855
Date of death: 18 April 1917 at the age of 35
Was taken POW and died of wounds in Germany
Interred: Hamburg Cemetery, grave III. G. 5.
Village memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Lochs, panel 1


Sergeant GEORGE MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 18 Laxay
Son of John and Catherine Macdonald
Service unit: 5th Bde Canadian Field Artillery
Service number: 86167
Date of death: 10 September 1918 at the age of 30
Died of gas poisoning in France
Interred: Aubigny Communal Cemetery, grave IV. B. 7
Village memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Lochs, panel 1
Served for some years in the Glasgow and Canadian Police Forces
Stornoway Gazette tribute

Private MALCOLM MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 18 Laxay
Son of John and Catherine Macdonald
Service unit: 16th Canadian Infantry
Service number: 21742
Date of death: 9 July 1921 at the age of 36
Interred: Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery, grave Mil. 337

Private DONALD MORRISON
Last known address in Lewis: 21A Laxay
Son of Donald and Mary Morrison
Service unit: 13th Royal Inniskillin Fusiliers
Service number: 47336
Date of death: 27 August 1918 at the age of 23
Killed in action in France
Interred: Nieppe-Bois (Rue du Bois) British Cemetery, Vieux Berquin, grave C. 3.
Village memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Lochs, panel 2
Medals: Long Service and Good Conduct Medal.
Was previously in the RNR but discharge due to ill health
Stornoway Gazette tribute

Seaman JOHN MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 25 Laxay
Son of Colin and Catherine MacLeod
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMML 411
Service number: 3607/SD
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 24
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Laxay Cemetery, In northeast part
Village memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Lochs, panel 2
For some time in the Cameron Highlanders, which he relinquished owing to ill health

Private MURDO MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 29 Laxay
Son of Malcolm and Mary (nee Morrison) of Laxay
Service unit:  Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 29466 transferred to 375320 Labour Corps
Date of death: 10 March 1921 at the age of 32
Interred: Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery, grave 6.3.4..

Private KENNETH MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 29 Laxay
Son of Malcolm Mcleod
Service unit: 43rd Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Service number: 859867
Date of death: 23 November 1918 at the age of 26
Interred: Thunder Bay (Mountain View) Cemetery, war plot
Village memorial: Kinloch, Laxay

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