North Shawbost / Siabost bho Tuath

Private NORMAN MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 1 North Shawbost
Son of John McDonald
Service unit: 54th Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Service number: 160778
Date of death: 19 November 1916 at the age of 29
Missing, believed killed
Interred: Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt, grave IV. E. IO.
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3

Corporal EVANDER MACIVER
Last known address in Lewis: 9 North Shawbost
Son of John and Isabella Maciver, of Carnan House, Shawbost,
Service unit: 52nd Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Service number: 440086
Date of death: 9 July 1916 at the age of 21
Died of wounds
Interred: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, grave VIII C. 6
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3

Gunner KENNETH MACIVER
Last known address in Lewis: 9 North Shawbost
Son of John and Isabella Maciver, of Carnan House, Shawbost. Born at Lochcarron, Ross-shire.
Service unit: 1st/4th (Highland) Mountain Bde, Royal Garrison Artillery
Service number: 4349
Date of death: 18 September 1916 at the age of 25
Died of wounds on Struma
Interred: Lahana Military Cemetery, Greece, grave III. A. 29
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3

Seaman DONALD NICOLSON
Last known address in Lewis: 10 North Shawbost
Son of Kenneth and Peggy, husband of Catherine
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMT Calera
Service number: 8955/DA
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 50
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Bragar Old Church Yard and extension
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 4

Private JOHN MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 11 North Shawbost
Son of William and Catherine Maclean Macdonald.
Service unit: 8th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7244
Date of death: 27 August 1917 at the age of 22
Killed in action
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 132 to 135 and 162A
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3
Stornoway Gazette tribute

Private JOHN ANGUS GILLIES
Last known address in Lewis: 19 North Shawbost
Son of Kenneth and Ann Gillies
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 317281
Date of death: 3 May 1915 at the age of 19
Killed in action at St Julien
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, panel 38
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3
Medals: 1915 Star

Seaman MALCOLM MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 29 North Shawbost
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve
Date of death: 1 January 1919
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire

Seaman NORMAN MORRISON
Last known address in Lewis: 31 North Shawbost
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMT Dirk
Service number: 4522A
Date of death: 28 May 1918 at the age of 30
Ship sunk by UC-75 off Flamborough Head
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 30
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 4

Private KENNETH MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 32 North Shawbost
Service unit: 177th Bde Royal Field Artillery
Service number: 104287
Date of death: 21 March 1918
Missing
Memorial: Pozieres Memorial, panel 7 to 10
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 4

Deckhand MALCOLM MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 32 North Shawbost
Son of Murdo and Catherine MacLean Macleod
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMT Sabreur
Service number: 20774/DA
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 18
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Bragar Old Church Yard and extension
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 4

Private RODERICK MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 37 North Shawbost
Service unit: 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7292
Date of death: 11 March 1915
Killed in action at Neuve Chapelle
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 38 and 39
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 4

Seaman DONALD MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 38 North Shawbost
Son of Peter Angus MacLeod and Christina MacLeod
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMD Beatrice
Service number: 4125/SD
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 20
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Bragar Old Church Yard and extension
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar

Private NEIL DONALD MACIVER
Last known address in Lewis: 45 North Shawbost
Son of Malcolm and Mary Anne Maciver
Service unit: 6th Cameron Highlanders
Service number: S/43300
Date of death: 8 October 1916 at the age of 19
Killed in action
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 15B
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar and Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3

Seaman JOHN MACPHAIL
Last known address in Lewis: 54 North Shawbost
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve,
Date of death: 1 January 1916 at the age of 28
Died of illness
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 4


Seaman MURDO MACKAY
Last known address in Lewis: 55 North Shawbost
Son of Donald and Ann MacKay; husband of Catherine MacKay
Service unit: Royal Naval Division, HMS Otway
Service number: 2767B
Date of death: 23 July 1917 at the age of 42
Ship sunk by U-boat
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 26
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3

Leading Boatman JOHN MACAULAY
Last known address in Lewis: 56 North Shawbost
Husband of Elizabeth Macaulay, of Dunnet, Thurso, Caithness.
Service unit: Coastguard, Butt of Lewis Signal Station
Service number: 198280
Date of death: 27 January 1919 at the age of 37
Died in an accident at Butt of Lewis
Interred: Bragar Old Church Yard and extension
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3

Sergeant WILLIAM SINCLAIR ROSS
Last known address in Lewis: School House Shawbost
Son of William T. Ross, F.E.I.S., and Catherine Banks Ross, of Scarp Schoolhouse, Harris.
Service unit: B Coy, 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 9106
Date of death: 9 June 1915 at the age of 33
Killed in action
Interred: Bard Cottage Cemetery, grave VI. C. 14
Village memorial: West Side, Bragar and Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 4

1 comment:

Norrie Morrison said...

My grand uncle Norman Morrison was 24 when he died. http://facesmemorial.blogspot.co.uk/2007/07/north-shawbost-siabost-bho-tuath.html