Stornoway / Steornabhagh

BANK STREET

Captain REGINALD FOWLER GREENHILL
Last known address in Lewis: 9 Bank Street, Stornoway
Service unit: 15th Lancashire Fusiliers
Date of death: 1 January 1918 at the age of 22
Interred: Wimereux Communal Cemetery, grave IV. I. 3

BATTERY PARK

Private RODERICK MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 4 Battery Park, Stornoway
Son of Alexander McLeod
Service unit: 7th Seaforth Highlanders, Labour Corps
Service number: S/16375, transf. to (588562)
Date of death: 18 February 1919 at the age of 34
Died of wounds
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, grave L. R.1910. 683.
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

Private JOHN NORMAN MUNRO MORRISON
Last known address in Lewis: 18 Battery Park, Stornoway
Son of John and Anne Morrison
Service unit: Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 3/5950
Date of death: 5 April 1917 at the age of 23
Died of tuberculosis after being wounded
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, grave N. 1910. 970.
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5


Colour Sergeant ALEXANDER JOHN THOMSON
Last known address in Lewis: 20 Battery Park, Stornoway
Son of William Thomson, Buckie
Service unit: Gold Coast Regiment, W.A.F.F., Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 265201
Date of death: 9 October 1918 at the age of 23
Died of pneumonia at Kumasi, Gold Coast
Interred: Kumassi European Cemetery, Ghana, grave 20
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6
Medals: DCM for gallantry in the field
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BAYHEAD STREET


Private MALCOLM CROCKETT
Last known address in Lewis: 9 Bayhead Street, Stornoway
Son of James and Annie Crockett
Service unit: 1st Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 3/6013
Date of death: 24 October 1914 at the age of 20
Killed in action
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 39 to 41
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 3
Was at the front for only 3 weeks


Private MURDO MONTGOMERY
Last known address in Lewis: 31 Bayhead Street, Stornoway
Only son of Robert and Catherine Montgomery
Service unit: 11th Royal Scots Fusiliers
Service number: 38627
Date of death: 3 May 1917 at the age of 22
Killed in action in France
Interred: Sunken Road Cemetery, Fampoux, grave I. B. 23
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

Private MALCOLM MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 35 Bayhead Street, Stornoway
Son of William Macleod
Service unit: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Service number: 27746
Date of death: 24 January 1917 at the age of 19
Died of wounds sustained previously day at casualty clearing station
Interred: Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulty, grave II. M. 16
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
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Lance-Corporal DONALD MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 36 Bayhead Street, Stornoway
Son of John Macleod
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/13698
Date of death: 12 April 1917 at the age of 20
Killed in action
Interred: Aubigny Communal Cemetery extension, grave II. A. 69.
Had been ranching in Argentina and came home at own expense to enlist

Private GEORGE MORRISON
Last known address in Lewis: 46 Bayhead Street, Stornoway
Son of John and Flora Morrison
Service unit: 46th Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)
Service number: 437875
Date of death: 31 August 1916 at the age of 31
Killed in action by a sniper
Interred: Ridge Wood Military Cemetery, grave III. J. 4
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5


Private ANGUS ROSS
Last known address in Lewis: 51 Bayhead Street, Stornoway
Husband of Edith Ross, of 3806, E. Michigan St., Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A.
Service unit: 7th Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)
Service number: 602575
Date of death: 12 April 1917 at the age of 27
Died of shrapnel wounds
Interred: Wimereux Communal Cemetery, grave II. G. 8
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6
Joined up voluntarily at start of war and served continuously in France and Italy

Sergeant GEORGE MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 52 Bayhead Street, Stornoway
Service unit: 1st Royal Fusiliers
Service number: 8283
Date of death: 16 February 1915 at the age of 20
Killed in action at La Bassee
Interred: La Chapelle d'Armentières Communal Cemetery, grave B. 4
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

Private WILLIAM MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 52 Bayhead Street, Stornoway
Service unit: 1st King's Own Scottish Borderers attached Highland Light Infantry
Service number: 11320
Date of death: 4 July 1916 at the age of 23
Killed in action
Interred: Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery extension, grave I. C. 17
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
Came to France from India. Served in Gallipoli and Egypt before returning to France

Private ARCHIBALD CRAIG
Last known address in Lewis: 61 Bayhead Street, Stornoway
Son of Francis William Craig, of Bayhead House, Stornoway
Service unit: 16th West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Service number: 16/1734
Date of death: 3 May 1917 at the age of 19
Killed in action
Memorial: Arras Memorial, Bay 4
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 3
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Chief Engineer DONALD MORRISON
Last known address in Lewis: 67 Bayhead Street, Stornoway
Husband of Helen Morison, of 60, Seymour Avenue, Lipson, Plymouth.
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Malda
Date of death: 25 August 1917 at the age of 55
Ship sunk by U-70, 130 miles W of Bishop's Rock
Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
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BELLS ROAD

Chief Officer NORMAN MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 10 Bells Road, Stornoway
Son of Effie Macleod
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Yankalilla
Date of death: 10 January 1919 at the age of 44
Died of influenza on board ship at Ocean Falls, BC
Interred: Aignish / Eye Cemetery


Private DONALD STEWART
Last known address in Lewis: 10 Bells Road, Stornoway
Also known at 3 Francis Street, Stornoway
Son of Murdo and Mary Stewart
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 9469
Date of death: 16 October 1914 at the age of 25
Killed in action in France
Interred: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, grave III. C. 37.
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6
Had served 5 years with the Seaforths in India and was called up as reservist at the outbreak of war.

Private JAMES STEWART
Last known address in Lewis: 10 Bells Road, Stornoway
Also known at 3 Francis Street, Stornoway
Son of Murdo and Mary Stewart
Service unit: 5th Canadian Infantry Battalion
Service number: 623154
Date of death: 26 September 1917 at the age of 26
Killed in action
Memorial: Vimy Memorial
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6
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CASTLE STREET


Corporal ALEXANDER MACKENZIE
Last known address in Lewis: 3 Castle Street, Stornoway
Son of John Mackenzie
Service unit: 1st Queen's Own Cameron Highalnders
Service number: 3/5311
Date of death: 9 May 1915
Killed in action at Neuve Chapelle
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 41 and 42
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

CHURCH STREET


Private ALEXANDER DONALD MURRAY
Last known address in Lewis: 20 Church Street, Stornoway
Son of Neil and Mary Murray
Service unit: 24th Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Forces
Service number: 6853/A
Date of death: 1 September 1918 at the age of 25
Killed in action by shrapnel
Interred: Daours Communal Cemetery, grave VIII. B. 54
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
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Private MATTHEW MURRAY
Last known address in Lewis: 20 Church Street, Stornoway
Son of Neil and Mary Murray (nee McDonald)
Service unit: 13th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Service number: S/2630
Date of death: 8 September 1916 at the age of 28
Died of disease at home
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, grave N. 1910. 1123
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
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Private ROBERT MURRAY
Last known address in Lewis: 20 Church Street, Stornoway
Son of Robert and Catherine Murray
Service unit: 10th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Service number: 278909
Date of death: 12 October 1917 at the age of 21
Killed in action
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 141 to 143 and 162
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6
Had previously been gassed on the Somme. Also quoted at North Tolsta
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Private KENNETH JOHN MACLEAN
Last known address in Lewis: 33 Church Street, Stornoway
Son of John and Rachel Maclean
Service unit: Gordon Highlanders, Depot
Service number: 3/6127
Date of death: 18 March 1919 at the age of 25
Died of heart failure
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Old Ground, Northwest, grave 427
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
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CROMWELL STREET


Lieutenant GEORGE MACFARQUHAR MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 63 Cromwell Street, Stornoway
Son of John and Jessie Helen Macleod (nee Macfarquhar)
Service unit: Gordon Highlanders / Royal Army Medical Corps
Date of death: 7 April 1917 at the age of 30
Killed in action
Interred: Maroeuil British Cemetery, grave IV. D. 6
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
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Sergeant DONALD STEWART
Last known address in Lewis: 85 Cromwell Street, Stornoway
Son of Elizabeth Stewart, of 32, Argyll Square, Oban.
Service unit: Royal Garrison Artillery, Argyll Mountain Bty. 4th (Highland) Mountain Bde.
Service number: 1003
Date of death: 7 November 1915 at the age of 25
Killed in action at Suvla Bay
Interred: Hill 10 Cemetery, grave II. C. 15
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6

FRANCIS STREET

Lieutenant BENJAMIN GREENFIELD
Last known address in Lewis: Free Church Manse Francis Street, Stornoway
Son of Rev James Greenfield
Service unit: Canadians, also Royal Field Artillery
Service number: 5567
Date of death: 28 November 1918 at the age of 33
Died of pneumonia at Thurso
Interred: Thurso (Mount Vernon) Cemetery, grave K. 292
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
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GARDEN ROAD

Seaman JOHN MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 7 Garden Road, Stornoway
Service unit: Mercantile Marine
Date of death: (not known)
Drowned
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5


Wireless Operator SAMUEL MACKENZIE
Last known address in Lewis: 13 Garden Road, Stornoway
Son of Marion and Kenneth Mckenzie
Service unit: Mercantile Marine
Date of death: 1 July 1918 at the age of 20
Died at home of disease contracted on active service abroad
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
Served in France, Mesopotamia, Egypt and India

Gunner SAMUEL NICOLSON
Last known address in Lewis: 13 Garden Road, Stornoway
Son of Norman and Margaret Nicolson, of Portree, Skye.
Service unit: Royal Garrison Artillery, 4th Highland Battery
Service number: 301533
Date of death: 29 September 1918 at the age of 22
Died of pneumonia at Salonika
Interred: Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery, grave 152
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6

HAVELOCK COURT

Private MALCOLM MACKAY
Last known address in Lewis: 3 Havelock Court, Stornoway
Service unit: Gordon Highlanders
Date of death: 14 December 1914
Killed in action
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

Corporal DONALD MACAULAY
Last known address in Lewis: 8 Havelock Court, Stornoway
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 1109
Date of death: 3 May 1917 at the age of 27
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Arras Memorial, Bay 8
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

JAMES STREET

Corporal ROBERT MACAULAY
Last known address in Lewis: 12 James Street, Stornoway
Service unit: 6th Cameron Highlanders
Service number: S/40635
Date of death: 31 July 1917 at the age of 39
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) memorial, panels 38 and 40
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

Wireless Operator RODERICK MACRAE
Last known address in Lewis: 22 James Street, Stornoway
Son of Alexander Macrae, Aberdeen; husband of Jeannie Macrae, 22 James Street, Stornoway
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Sarnia
Service number: 288WTS
Date of death: 12 September 1918 at the age of 36
Killed in action
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 31
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, plaque 5


Private JOHN MACRAE MACKENZIE
Last known address in Lewis: 26 James Street, Stornoway
Son of Angus and Margaret Macrae MacKenzie
Service unit: 17th Highland Light Infantry, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce Battallion
Service number: 15999
Date of death: 1 July 1916 at the age of 25
Killed in action on the Somme
Interred: Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuile, grave III. F. 9.
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
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KEITH STREET


Gunner MURDO MACAULAY
Last known address in Lewis: 2 Keith Street, Stornoway
Service unit: Royal Garrison Artillery, 4th Highland Battery
Service number: 4401
Date of death: 15 July 1915 at the age of 22
Died in Malta, of wounds incurred on 11 June 1915
Interred: Pieta Military Cemetery, grave B. II. 3
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4


Seaman GEORGE MACAULAY
Last known address in Lewis: 3 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Murdo and Annie Macaulay
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, HMHS Glenart Castle
Date of death: 26 February 1918 at the age of 24
Ship sunk by U-boat in Bristol Channel
Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

First Lieutenant JOHN MACDONALD SMITH
Last known address in Lewis: 3 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Rev. Kenneth Smith, of The Manse, Oban
Service unit: 12th Cameronians, Scottish Rifles
Date of death: 12 May 1916 at the age of 26
Killed in action near Hohenzollern Redoubt (La Bassee)
Memorial: Loos Memorial, panel 57 to 59
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6
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Private ANGUS MACNEILL
Last known address in Lewis: 3 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Malcolm and Margaret Macneil, of 2, Keith St., Stornoway.
Service unit: 7th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/4936
Date of death: 25 October 1918 at the age of 25
Killed in action
Interred: Harlebeke New British Cemetery, grave II. A. 9
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Served in France for 3½ years
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Private IAN MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 12 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Alexander and Janet Macdonald
Service unit: 17th Royal Scots
Service number: 59146
Date of death: 25 May 1918 at the age of 19
Killed in action in France
Interred: Martinsart British Cemetery, grave I. D. 13.
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
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Able Seaman JOHN CARSON
Last known address in Lewis: 13 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Matthew and Annie Carson
Service unit: Royal Navy, HMS Defense
Service number: Clyde Z/3621
Date of death: 31 May 1916 at the age of 30
Lost at the Battle of Jutland.
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 24
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 3

Private ANGUS GRAHAM
Last known address in Lewis: 14 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Angus Graham
Service unit: 8th Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Service number: 438016
Date of death: 14 June 1916 at the age of 26
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 3

Private JOHN CONNING

Last known address in Lewis: 17 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of David and Flora Conning, of 16, Francis St., Stornoway
Service unit: 31st Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Service number: 696659
Date of death: 18 November 1917 at the age of 26
Died of wounds in France
Interred: Etaples Military Cemetery, grave XXX. L. 24
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 3
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Sergeant MALCOLM MURRAY
Last known address in Lewis: 18 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Marion Murray
Service unit: 8th Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Service number: 1505
Date of death: 24 June 1916 at the age of 40
Died in hospital at Shorncliffe
Interred: Shorncliffe Military Cemetery, grave T. 416
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
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Private FREDERICK CHARLES
Last known address in Lewis: 32 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Frederick and Margaret (nee Macleod)
Service unit: 4th Royal Irish Fusiliers
Service number: 18635
Date of death: 9 September 1915 at the age of 46
Drowned in the River Clyde
Interred: Glasgow Eastern Necropolis, grave 12. 2057
Medals: Born in Stornoway


Private ALEXANDER DONALD MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 37 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Mary Macdonald
Service unit: 14th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Service number: S/11513
Date of death: 25 April 1917 at the age of 37
Died of wounds
Interred: Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, grave V. C. 4.
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4


Second Hand GEORGE MCKENZIE MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 37 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Mary McDonald (nee McKenzie), of 18, Church St., Partick, Glasgow. Born at Govan.
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Aparima
Date of death: 19 November 1917 at the age of 33
Ship sunk by U-40
Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
Ship sunk 6 miles SW of Anvil Point, enroute from London to Barry
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Guardsman KENNETH DONALD MONTGOMERY
Last known address in Lewis: 39 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Isabella Montgomery
Service unit: 1st Scots Guards
Service number: 15678
Date of death: 30 March 1919 at the age of 20
Died of pneumonia
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, grave G. 1886. 1149
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Gassed November 1917, had attack of influenza while with Army of the Rhine, which developed into bronchopneumonia


Second Lieutenant (Reverend) NORMAN CRICHTON, (MA)
Last known address in Lewis: 40 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of William Crichton
Service unit: 4th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3134
Date of death: 14 November 1916 at the age of 28
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 15C
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 3

Deckhand DONALD MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 42 Keith Street, Stornoway
Also known at 2 Crossbost
Son of Malcolm Macleod, husband of Henrietta
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Dreel Castle
Service number: 1427/SD
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 50
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire, was never found
Village memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4


Cooper 4th Class DONALD MACRITCHIE
Last known address in Lewis: 46 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Murdo and Christina Macritchie; husband of Jane Maciver Macritchie.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Pembroke
Service number: M/23885(CH)
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 29
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, grave K. 1910. 479
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

Seaman MURDO MACRITCHIE
Last known address in Lewis: 48 Keith Street, Stornoway
Also known at 25 Garenin
Son of Alexander and Christina MacRitchie, of Garenin; husband of Mary MacRitchie
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Defence
Service number: 2645B
Date of death: 31 May 1916 at the age of 36
Lost at the Battle of Jutland.
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 18


Signaller ALEXANDER MACRAE
Last known address in Lewis: 57 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Isabella MacRae; brother of Mary MacRae
Service unit: A Bty., 250th Bde. Royal Field Artillery
Service number: 227285
Date of death: 14 August 1918 at the age of 32
Died as POW in Germany
Interred: Chauny Communal Cemetery, British extension, Sp. Mem. No 9
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Had been been in POW-camp since 23 April 1917


Private NORMAN MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 69 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Duncan Macleod (of 28 Tolsta Chaolais) and Isabella Macleod, of South Lochs
Service unit: B Coy, 7th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/40465
Date of death: 12 October 1917 at the age of 24
Killed in action in France
Interred: Poelcapelle British Cemetery, grave XV. F. 10
Village memorial: Tolsta Chaolais


Signaller JOHN ALEXANDER MACASKILL
Last known address in Lewis: 75 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Christina Macaskill
Service unit: Royal Navy Voluntary Reserve, HMS Vivid
Service number: Clyde Z/8453
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 19
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Old Ground, Southeast, grave 125
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel and St Peter's Episcopal Church memorial
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
Born in Liverpool


Lance-Corporal ALEXANDER DONALD MORISON
Last known address in Lewis: 76 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of William and Anna Murray Morison; husband of Margaret Donald Morison, of 35, St. George's Square, London.
Service unit: 2nd Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Service number: 27217
Date of death: 6 July 1916 at the age of 37
Killed in action
Interred: Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, grave II. A. 15.
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Served as Murray. A Pharmaceutical Chemist.


Private JAMES DONALD MACRAE
Last known address in Lewis: 78 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Roderick Macrae
Service unit: 52nd Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Service number: 439719
Date of death: 23 November 1917 at the age of 28
Died of wounds in Etaples, France
Interred: Etaples Military Cemetery, grave XXX. M. 19
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

Private MALCOLM MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 81 Keith Street, Stornoway
Also known at 4 Tolsta Chaolais
Son of John and Annie Macleod
Service unit: 8th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 9007
Date of death: 20 August 1917 at the age of 30
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 132 to 135 and 162A
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Medals: DCM
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Private HECTOR MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 84 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Catherine McLeod
Service unit: 1st Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 7270
Date of death: 19 March 1916 at the age of 28
Killed in action by a sniper
Interred: St Patrick's Cemetery, Loos, grave III. H. 31
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
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Private MALCOLM MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 84 Keith Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Catherine McLeod
Service unit: 15th Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Service number: 27092
Date of death: 29 April 1915 at the age of 29
Killed in action
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 18 - 24 - 26 - 30

Lieutenant JOHN MACKENZIE
Last known address in Lewis: Keith Street, Stornoway
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Implacable
Date of death: 1 February 1920 at the age of 58
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
Discharged due to ill health in 1918

KENNETH STREET

Corporal HUDSON TAYLOR MACFARLANE
Last known address in Lewis: 27 Kenneth Street, Stornoway
Son of John F. and Annie J. Macfarlane
Service unit: 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment)
Service number: 110341
Date of death: 28 March 1917 at the age of 23
Killed in action
Interred: Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St Eloi, grave IV. H. 4
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
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Private JOHN MACFARLANE
Last known address in Lewis: 27 Kenneth Street, Stornoway
Son of John F. and Annie J. Macfarlane, of Stornoway.
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/43197
Date of death: 20 October 1916 at the age of 24
Killed in action in France
Interred: Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, grave II. E. 5
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
Came from Monte Video, South America, to enlist.
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Private KENNETH MACLEAN
Last known address in Lewis: 42 Kenneth Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Annie MacLean
Service unit: 5th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 203861
Date of death: 6 September 1917 at the age of 30
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 132 to 135 and 162A
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
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Lance-Corporal GEORGE MURRAY MUNRO
Last known address in Lewis: 50 Kenneth Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Christina MacLeod Munro, of 56, Kenneth St., Stornoway.
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7259
Date of death: 16 April 1917 at the age of 18
Died in hospital in Cromarty
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Old Ground, Northwest, grave 317
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
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Gunner DONALD JOHN MORRISON
Last known address in Lewis: 63 Kenneth Street, Stornoway
Son of William Morison, of "Rockwell," Kenneth St., Stornoway
Service unit: Royal Field Artillery, "B" Bty, 291st Bde
Service number: 96576
Date of death: 22 August 1918 at the age of 23
Died of wounds
Interred: Daours Communal Cemetery extension, grave V. B. 13
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Dangerously wounded in action on 19 August 1918, died 3 days later in casualty clearing station


Private WILLIAM MACKENZIE
Last known address in Lewis: 66 Kenneth Street, Stornoway
Son of Norman and Annie Mackenzie
Service unit: 1st / 6th Manchester Regiment, Trench Mortars
Service number: 251809
Date of death: 11 December 1917 at the age of 23
Killed in action in France
Interred: Post Office Rifles Cemetery, Festubert
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
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KIPPER ROAD

Private JOHN MACRITCHIE
Last known address in Lewis: 67 Kipper Road, Stornoway
Son of Roderick and Jessie MacRitchie, of 48, Kipper Rd., Stornoway; husband of Janet Fleming MacRitchie, of 377. St. Clarens Avenue, Toronto.
Service unit: Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)
Service number: 51312
Date of death: 8 May 1915 at the age of 40
Killed in action.
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 10
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Saw active service in India in the Sudan and in South Africa, for which he held 3 medals with 9 bars.

LEWIS STREET


Trooper JOHN A MACRAE
Last known address in Lewis: 26 Lewis Street, Stornoway
Son of James and Catherine MacRae
Service unit: 13th Yorkshire Regiment
Service number: 235609
Date of death: 23 November 1917 at the age of 39
Died of wounds in Field Hospital
Interred: Hermies British Cemetery, grave G. 9
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Formerly 4351 Scottish Horse
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Seaman ALEXANDER MACARTHUR
Last known address in Lewis: 48 Lewis Street, Stornoway
Son of Alexander and Isabella Macarthur
Service unit: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, HMS Defence
Service number: Clyde Z/3622
Date of death: 31 May 1916 at the age of 26
Lost at the Battle of Jutland.
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 24
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
Came from ranching in USA to do his bit. Transferred from RND to RN after 6 months' training.


Corporal DUNCAN MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: Craigleor, Lewis Street, Stornoway
Only son of George and Lillias Macleod
Service unit: 16th Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Service number: 77631
Date of death: 2 July 1917 at the age of 29
Killed in action
Interred: Roclincourt Military Cemetery, grave II. C. 8
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Twice wounded before. Enlisted 24 August 1914
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MACIVER's BUILDINGS

Sergeant JOHN SMITH
Last known address in Lewis: 2 Maciver's Buildings, Stornoway
Son of Alexander Smith, brother of Neil Smith
Service unit: 16th Ambulance Company, 2nd Divison US Army
Date of death: 15 September 1918 at the age of 35
Died in France
Interred: St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, France, Plot D Row 8 Grave 22
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6
Enlisted from Montana


Private NEIL SMITH
Last known address in Lewis: 2 Maciver's Buildings, Stornoway
Son of Alex Smith, brother of John Smith
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/6769
Date of death: 13 October 1914 at the age of 22
Killed in action in France
Interred: Meteren Military Cemetery, grave I. C. 99
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6
Was at the front since start of war


Private DONALD KENNEDY
Last known address in Lewis: 4 Maciver's Buildings, Stornoway
Also known at 24 North Beach Street, Stornoway
Son of John and Annie Kennedy
Service unit: 1st Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 3/5308
Date of death: 28 October 1914 at the age of 20
Killed in action in France
Interred: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Sp. Mem. 58.
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

Able Seaman ANGUS MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 7 Maciver's Buildings, Stornoway
Son of Malcolm and Margaret MacLeod (nee Morrison)
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Shadwell
Date of death: 23 March 1918 at the age of 19
Drowned in torpedoing of ship by U-50
Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
May have been named McLEOD. Ship was damaged in torpedo attack north of Tunisia.

Private PETER GRAHAM
Last known address in Lewis: 9 Maciver's Buildings, Stornoway
Son of Colin and Christina Graham
Service unit: 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/6929
Date of death: 7 January 1916 at the age of 23
Killed in action in Mesopotamia
Memorial: Basra Memorial, Panel 37 and 64
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

MACKENZIE STREET

Private MURDO MACPHAIL
Last known address in Lewis: 6 Mackenzie Street, Stornoway
Son of Neil and Annie Carmichael MacPhail
Service unit: 10th/11th Highland Light Infantry
Service number: 45467
Date of death: 9 April 1918 at the age of 19
Killed in action
Memorial: Ploegsteert Memorial, panel 9
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

Carpenter MURDO MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 24 Mackenzie Street, Stornoway
Next of kin: Donald and Susan Macleod
Service unit: Mercantile Marine,
Date of death: 1920
Buried at sea

MATHESON ROAD


Private MATTHEW MACGREGOR
Last known address in Lewis: 1 Matheson Road, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Elizabeth McGregor, of 'Cairn Dhu,' Matheson Road
Service unit: 9th Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Service number: 43596
Date of death: 20 July 1918 at the age of 29
Killed in action
Interred: La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
Medals: MM
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Private WILLIAM MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 1 Matheson Road, Stornoway
Son of William and Jane Macleod
Service unit: 1st / 6th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 267505
Date of death: 16 May 1917 at the age of 34
Killed in action in France
Interred: Brown's Copse cemetery, Roeux, grave III. G. 21
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
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MURRAY's COURT

Private PETER JOHN MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 2 Murray's Court, Stornoway
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 201809
Date of death: 31 August 1918
Interred: Dury Crucifix Cemetery, grave II. D. 42
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

Private DONALD MACAULAY
Last known address in Lewis: 12 Murray's Court, Stornoway
Next of kin: Catherine Macaulay
Service unit: 2nd Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 3/5943
Date of death: 20 January 1915 at the age of 20
Killed in action
Interred: Rue de Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, grave I. C. 35.
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

Seaman DONALD MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 12 Murray's Court, Stornoway
Son of John and M. MacLeod, of 10, Murray's Court
Service unit: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, RN Depot (Crystal Palace)
Service number: Z/9964
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 18
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, grave O. 1910. 1427.
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

NEW STREET


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Private DONALD MACRAE
Last known address in Lewis: 12 New Street, Stornoway
Service unit: 43rd Canadian Infantry
Service number: 153067
Date of death: 2 July 1916 at the age of 33
Died of wounds in Boulogne
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Walked 1,000 miles to Winnipeg to join up, 250 miles of which through swamps

Warrant Officer ROBERT MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 22 New Street, Stornoway
Service unit: Royal Navy
Date of death: 16 September 1915 at the age of 39
Died in hospital
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

Private MURDO MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 26 New Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Mary McLeod, of 24, New St., Stornoway
Service unit: 78th Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Service number: 147968
Date of death: 8 July 1919 at the age of 27
Died of illness in Winnipeg
Interred: Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery, grave Mil 213
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

NEWTON STREET


Signaller ALLAN MACSWEEN
Last known address in Lewis: 2 Newton Street, Stornoway
Service unit: Royal Navy, HMS Invincible
Service number: J/25788
Date of death: 31 May 1916
Lost at the Battle of Jutland.
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 13
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5


Private DONALD LACHLAN MACLEAN
Last known address in Lewis: 3 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Christina Maclean
Service unit: A Coy, 7th Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Service number: S/14339
Date of death: 10 September 1915 at the age of 27
Killed in action in France
Interred: Fosse 7 Military Cemetery, Quality Street, Mazingarbe, grave II. B. 8
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4


Engineer WILLIAM MACLEAN
Last known address in Lewis: 3 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald Mackinnon (mother was nee MacLean); husband of Catherine Morrison MacLean, of 25, Francis St., Stornoway.
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Comrie Castle
Date of death: 14 March 1918 at the age of 30
Died at sea
Interred: Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, grave E. 28 15/21
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
Was in engineroom of Comrie Castle. Died with several firemen of concussion by torpedo-strike

Private COLIN MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 9 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of John and Mary Macdonald
Service unit: 3rd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/6942
Date of death: 5 April 1916 at the age of 28
Died at home of disease
Interred: Bragar Old Church Yard and extension
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Barvas, South division, panel 3
Discharged, wounded in head

Second Lieutenant JOHN MUNRO
Last known address in Lewis: 11 Newton Street, Stornoway
Next of kin: Angus and Catherin Munro
Service unit: 4th Seaforth Highlanders
Date of death: 16 April 1918 at the age of 22
Killed in action
Memorial: Ploegsteert Memorial, panel 9,
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Medals: Military Cross

Engineman AULAY MACKENZIE
Last known address in Lewis: 13 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of William MacKenzie, Master Mariner; husband of Margaret McKenzie. Brother of Murdo Mackenzie
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMD Northern Scot
Service number: 2325/ES
Date of death: 16 November 1916 at the age of 38
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Old Ground, Northwest, grave 389

Serjeant FREDERICK CYRIL CROCKER
Last known address in Lewis: 18 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of Lieut. John Crocker, R.N. Crocker, of Claremont, Portishead, Somerset; husband of Janet Crocker, of 46, Ailsa St. East., Girvan, Ayrshire.
Service unit: A Coy. 1st/6th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers
Service number: 1865
Date of death: 1 June 1915 at the age of 27
Killed in action
Interred: Ipswich Old Cemetery, grave K. 14. 12A.
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Private FRANCIS MACAULAY
Last known address in Lewis: 18 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of H. Macaulay and the late Mr. F. Macaulay.
Service unit: 1st Royal Scots Fusiliers
Service number: 53141
Date of death: 21 August 1918 at the age of 19
Killed in action
Memorial: Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Panel 6
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
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Private DONALD WILLIAM MURRAY
Last known address in Lewis: 20 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of Christina Murray of 96 Viewforth, Edinburgh
Service unit: 43rd Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Service number: 859674
Date of death: 26 October 1917 at the age of 29
Killed in action
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
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Private GEORGE MACAULAY
Last known address in Lewis: 21 Newton Street, Stornoway
Service unit: 5th Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 3/5437
Date of death: 16 July 1916
Killed in action
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 15B
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

Driver KENNETH MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 21 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of Alexander and Mary Macdonald, of 17 Lower Sandwick
Service unit: 4th Highland Mountain Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery
Service number: 4318
Date of death: 15 May 1915 at the age of 22
Died of wounds sustained 3 days previously
Memorial: Helles Memorial, Panel 23 or 325
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4


Private ALEXANDER MACGREGOR
Last known address in Lewis: 21 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of Christina McGregor, 20 North Beach, Stornoway
Service unit: 1st Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 315441
Date of death: 9 May 1915 at the age of 19
Killed in action at Neuve Chapelle
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 41 and 42
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

Able Seaman JOHN NORMAN MACINNES
Last known address in Lewis: 24 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of John MacInnes, of 11, Achmore; and Margaret MacInnes (nee McKenzie)
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Powhatan
Date of death: 6 April 1917 at the age of 18
Ship sunk by U-66, north of North Rona
Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial

Private ARCHIE MURRAY
Last known address in Lewis: 25 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of John and Catherine Livingstone Murray, of 104, Kilbowie Rd., Clydebank, Dumbartonshire.
Service unit: 1st / 7th Black Watch
Service number: 292771
Date of death: 25 April 1917 at the age of 28
Killed in action
Interred: Brown's Copse cemetery, Roeux, grave II. C. 17
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

Private JOHN MURRAY
Last known address in Lewis: 25 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of John and Catherine Livingstone Murray, of 104, Kilbowie Rd., Clydebank, Dumbartonshire.
Service unit: 2nd Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Service number: S/7278
Date of death: 17 June 1918 at the age of 33
Interred: Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel, grave K. 47
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5


Private PETER MACINTYRE
Last known address in Lewis: 31 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of Maggie Macintyre
Service unit: Drake Bn, Royal Naval Division
Service number: Clyde Z/3623
Date of death: 4 September 1918 at the age of 23
Killed in action
Memorial: Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Panel 1 and 2
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
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Private MALCOLM MACKAY
Last known address in Lewis: 37 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of Catherine Maciver, Shawbost
Service unit: 1st Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 3/5613
Date of death: 25 October 1914 at the age of 20
Killed in action in Flanders
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, panel 39 to 41
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4


Private DUNCAN MACKENZIE
Last known address in Lewis: 37 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of Murdoch and Isabella McKenzie, of 80, Greenfield St., Govan, Glasgow. Native of Stornaway.
Service unit: Royal Naval Division, Drake Battallion
Service number: CZ/5577
Date of death: 22 November 1916 at the age of 20
Died of wounds in General Hospital, Boulogne
Interred: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, grave VIII. D. 201.
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

Bombardier ROASE A SUTHERLAND
Last known address in Lewis: 40 Newton Street, Stornoway
Son of James Sutherland and Flora Sutherland
Service unit: A Bty. 79th Bde. Royal Field Artillery
Service number: 96603
Date of death: 4 November 1916 at the age of 25
Killed in action
Interred: Albert Communal Cemetery extension, grave I. Q. 38
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6

NORTH BEACH STREET

Gunner JOHN ALEXANDER MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 12 North Beach Street, Stornoway
Son of George and Margaret Macleod
Service unit: 2nd/1st (Ross) Mountain Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery
Service number: 301378
Date of death: 27 February 1917 at the age of 23
Killed in action
Interred: Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, grave 841
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

PLANTATION ROAD

Private RODERICK ALEXANDER MACKENZIE
Last known address in Lewis: 3 Plantation Road, Stornoway
Son of Donald Mackenzie, police pensioner of Laxay
Service unit: 2nd Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 701
Date of death: 29 October 1914 at the age of 22
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, panel 38
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Lochs, panel 1
Had 4 years' service and came to France from Egypt


Gunner JOHN MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 4 Plantation Road, Stornoway
Husband of Catherine, father of Ian, Kenneth and John
Service unit: Royal Garrison Artillery, 4th Highland Battery
Service number: 4403
Date of death: 15 May 1915 at the age of 39
Died of wounds on board hospital ship
Memorial: Helles Memorial, panel 23 or 325
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
Was wounded at Dardanelles


Private KENNETH NEIL MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 5 Plantation Road, Stornoway
Son of Neil and Effie McDonald, of Great Bernera; husband of Dolina McPhail McDonald of 19 Gravir
Service unit: 13th Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Service number: 24329
Date of death: 14 March 1915 at the age of 35
Killed in action in France
Interred: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, grave II. A. 42.
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4


Guardsman DONALD JOHN MACARTHUR
Last known address in Lewis: 12 Plantation Road, Stornoway
Son of Norman and Mary Ann MacArthur, of Seaforth House, Stornoway
Service unit: 1st Scots Guards
Service number: 11832
Date of death: 27 September 1915 at the age of 26
Killed in action at Loos
Memorial: Loos Memorial, panel 8 and 9
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4


Carpenter ALEXANDER DONALD NICOLSON
Last known address in Lewis: 14 Plantation Road, Stornoway
Son of Robert and Christy Nicolson. Brother of Isabella Nicolson, of 18, Hampden St., Glasgow. Born at Stornoway.
Service unit: Australian Royal Navy
Date of death: 25 May 1915 at the age of 30
Died in Melbourne
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6


Second Officer JOHN MURDO NICOLSON
Last known address in Lewis: 14 Plantation Road, Stornoway
Son of Robert and Christy Nicolson. Brother of Isabella Nicolson, of 18, Hampden St., Glasgow. Born at Stornoway.
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Normandiet
Date of death: 21 April 1918 at the age of 33
Ship sunk by U-91, 34 miles SW of the Calf of Man
Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6
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Corporal ROBERT NORMAN NICOLSON
Last known address in Lewis: 14 Plantation Road, Stornoway
Son of Robert and Annabella Nicolson
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 10252
Date of death: 11 April 1917 at the age of 31
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Arras Memorial, Bay 8
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6


Private MURDO MACLENNAN
Last known address in Lewis: 16 Plantation Road, Stornoway
Service unit: 7th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/2983
Date of death: 26 September 1915 at the age of 28
Died of wounds incurred previous day
Interred: Choques Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, grave I. E. 7
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

POINT STREET

Private JOHN MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 7 Point Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Christina McLeod
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 317438
Date of death: 3 May 1917 at the age of 23
Killed in action
Memorial: Arras Memorial, Bay 8

Rifleman ALEXANDER MACRAE
Last known address in Lewis: 7 Point Street, Stornoway
Husband of Violet Angelina Macrae of Wellington
Service unit: 2nd Bn 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Service number: 24/2246
Date of death: 15 September 1916 at the age of 29
Missing in action
Memorial: Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

Private JOHN MURDO MACRAE
Last known address in Lewis: 7 Point Street, Stornoway
Son of Murdo and Christina Macrae
Service unit: 87th Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Service number: 138642
Date of death: 10 June 1917 at the age of 32
Killed in action
Interred: Nouex-les-Mines Communal Cemetery, grave II. A. 22
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

Private JOHN MACRAE
Last known address in Lewis: 22 Point Street, Stornoway
Brother of Robert MacRae, of 79, Ladywell St., Dennistoun, Glasgow.
Service unit: 2nd Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 315587
Date of death: 23 April 1915 at the age of 19
Killed in action at Hill 60
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 38 and 40
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

Lance-Corporal ALEXANDER MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 38 Point Street, Stornoway
Service unit: 8th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 7512
Date of death: 26 September 1915 at the age of 21
Killed in action at Loos
Interred: Lillers Communal Cemetery, grave IV. A. 43
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4


Corporal ALEXANDER DAN MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 38 Point Street, Stornoway
Son of Donald and Isabella McLennan Macleod
Service unit: C Coy, 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 104
Date of death: 25 April 1915 at the age of 22
Killed in action at St Julien
Interred: Seaforth Cemetery, Cheddar Villa, B. 1. (Headstone "A" 32).
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4
Medals: Mentioned for conspicuous bravery in the field
Was with Colours for 7 years, noted athlete and crack shot.

SCOTLAND STREET

Private JOHN MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 4 Scotland Street, Stornoway
Service unit: Gordon Highlanders
Date of death: 20 July 1916
Killed in action
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Enlisted before military age

Seaman JOHN M STEWART
Last known address in Lewis: 4 Scotland Street, Stornoway
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Lucigen
Date of death: 1 August 1915
Drowned off American coast
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6
Enlisted before military age

Private ROBERT STEWART
Last known address in Lewis: 4 Scotland Street, Stornoway
Brother of Mrs. Annie MacKay, of 82, North Watson St., Glasgow. Son of Alexander and Christina Stewart of 2 Holm or Garden Road, Stornoway
Service unit: 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7057
Date of death: 24 November 1914 at the age of 18
Died of wounds
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 38 and 39
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6
Was called up at the start of the war.

Lieutenant GEORGE MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 15 Scotland Street, Stornoway
Son of Malcolm and Ann McLeod, of 12, Lorne St., Glasgow.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Cowslip
Date of death: 25 April 1918 at the age of 33
Ship sunk by UB-105 near Cape Spartel
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 30
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Stornoway Gazette tribute

Sergeant WILLIAM HECTOR MATHESON
Last known address in Lewis: Seaforth House Scotland Street, Stornoway
Son of Murdo Matheson, of 72, Church St., Ayr
Service unit: 20th Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Service number: 57775
Date of death: 17 January 1917 at the age of 36
Killed in action
Interred: Maroc British Cemetery, Grenay, grave I. M. 17
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

Seaman HUGH BROWN MURRAY
Last known address in Lewis: Seaforth House Scotland Street, Stornoway
Son of Alan and Isabella Brown Murray, of Stornoway.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMT Richard Bennett
Service number: 983/TS
Date of death: 1 December 1917 at the age of 52
Died in Haslar Hospital
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Old Ground, Northwest, grave 298
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Stornoway Gazette tribute


Major NORMAN GEORGE MORRISON MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: Woodside Cottage Scotland Street, Stornoway
Service unit: 8th Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Date of death: 26 September 1916 at the age of 25
Killed in action
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Stornoway Gazette tribute

SHELL STREET

Gunner HUGH MURRAY MAIR
Last known address in Lewis: 2 Shell Street, Stornoway
Son of James Mair and Margaret Murray
Service unit: 12th Australian Field Artillery
Service number: 255 A
Date of death: 9 May 1917 at the age of 25
Killed in France
Memorial: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Crewed the first boat to land at Suvla Bay, and the last boat to evacuate Gallipoli
Stornoway Gazette tribute


Private JOSEPH JAMES MAIR
Last known address in Lewis: 2 Shell Street, Stornoway
Son of James Mair and Margaret Murray
Service unit: Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
Service number: 404
Date of death: 28 February 1919 at the age of 32
Died in Melbourne, after being discharged due to non-service related injury in 1917.
Interred: Brighton General Cemetery, Victoria, Presb. N. Grave 88
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

Captain JOHN MACLEAN
Last known address in Lewis: Shell Street, Stornoway
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Hector
Date of death: 14 November 1914
His ship disappeared on passage
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 4

SOUTH BEACH STREET

Corporal WILLIAM PATRICK MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: 9 South Beach Street Stornoway
Son of Murdo and Donaldina Macleod
Service unit: 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/3116
Date of death: 5 November 1917 at the age of 31
Killed in action in Mesopotamia
Memorial: Basra Memorial, Panel 37 and 64
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5


Image courtesy Clan Macrae Roll of Honour
Second Lieutenant PETER MACKAY MACRAE
Last known address in Lewis: 13 South Beach Street Stornoway
Also known at Seaforth Head, Balallan
Son of Farquhar and Annabel MacRae
Service unit: 7th Northampton Regiment, attached 129th Field Coy, Royal Engineers
Date of death: 24 December 1917 at the age of 30
Killed in action in France
Interred: Roisel Communal Cemetery extension, grave III. C. 2
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Was wounded in 1915 while a Sergeant in the Borders Regiment
Stornoway Gazette tribute


Engine Room Artificer 4th Class WILLIAM KIRK WILSON
Last known address in Lewis: Beach House South Beach Street Stornoway
Husband of Mary, born at Coatbridge
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Mistletoe
Service number: M/14184
Date of death: 1 January 1919
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire, was never found
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 32

Private JOHN FORREST
Last known address in Lewis: Beach House, South Beach Street, Stornoway
Service unit: 1st Scots Guards
Service number: 9892
Date of death: 28 September 1915
Died of Wounds
Interred: Noeux-les-Mines Communal cemetery, grave I. D. 28.

STAG ROAD

Private MALCOLM MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: 2 Stag Road, Stornoway
Son of John and Bella MacDonald, of Lower Bayble; husband of Isabella MacDonald
Service unit: B Coy, 4th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3135
Date of death: 4 February 1919 at the age of 34
Interred: Aignish / Eye Cemetery, grave B. 45


Private HUGH DOYLE DISHER
Last known address in Lewis: 3 Stag Road, Stornoway
Grandson of James Disher
Service unit: 5th/ 6th Scottish Rifles
Service number: 41676
Date of death: 17 October 1917
Died of trench fever in hospital
Interred: Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, grave III. F. 27
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 3

Sergeant MURDO MURRAY
Last known address in Lewis: 8 Stag Road, Stornoway
Service unit: 7th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/6663
Date of death: 12 October 1916 at the age of 28
Killed in action
Interred: Warlencourt British Cemetery, grave V. E. 2
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 6


Seaman NEIL MACQUEEN
Last known address in Lewis: Stag Road, Stornoway
Service unit: Royal Navy, HMS Surprise
Service number: 196893
Date of death: 23 December 1917
Drowned off Holland
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 21
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5

Address in Stornoway not known
Second Lieutenant JAMES PARKER ANDERSON
Last known address in Lewis: Glen House Stornoway
Son of William Anderson and Mary Parker, married to Mary Glen Alexander
Service unit: 4th Seaforth Highlanders
Date of death: 26 December 1918 at the age of 34
Died at Edinburgh
Interred: Perth (Wellshills) Cemetery, grave C. (P2). 25.
Village memorial: Nicolson Institute WW1, left panel

Private JOHN ANDERSON
Last known address in Lewis: Stornoway
Service unit: Canadian Army Medical Corps
Service number: 536451
Date of death: 27 June 1918 at the age of 32
Ship sunk by U-86
Memorial: Halifax Memorial, panel 2
Ship sunk 116 miles W of Fastnet, en route from Halifax to Liver. One of the largest ships hit

Bosun JOHN MACDONALD
Last known address in Lewis: Stornoway
Son of Duncan and Kate McDonald; husband of Jeannie Ann McDonald (Nee Eddie), of 77, Waterloo Quay, Aberdeen.
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Hogarth
Date of death: 8 June 1918 at the age of 54
Ship sunk by UB-107
Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
Ship torpedoed off Sunderland

Private DONALD MACKENZIE
Last known address in Lewis: Stornoway
Also known at 61 Havelock Rd., Bromley, Kent
Husband of F. McKenzie, of 61, Havelock Rd., Bromley, Kent.
Service unit: 1st Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 4089
Date of death: 20 August 1916
Interred: Albert Communal Cemetery extension, grave I. N. 58

Able Seaman JOHN MACKENZIE
Last known address in Lewis: Stornoway
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Serula
Date of death: 16 September 1918 at the age of 22
Ship sunk by U-64
Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial
Ship sunk 13 miles NE of Strumble Head, en route from Manchester to Rouen

Seaman MALCOLM MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: Stornoway
Service unit: Mercantile Marine
Date of death: 30 March 1905 at the age of 49
Lost at sea

Sergeant MALCOLM MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: Stornoway
Son of John Macleod
Service unit: 42nd Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Service number: 1235
Date of death: 12 August 1918 at the age of 28
Killed in action at the battle of Amiens
Memorial: Vimy Memorial
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Stornoway, Burgh & Central division, panel 5
Stornoway Gazette tribute

Seaman NORMAN MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: Stornoway
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Andania
Date of death: 27 January 1918
Ship sunk by U-46 near Rathlin Island

Carpenter THOMAS MACLEOD
Last known address in Lewis: Stornoway
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Ava
Date of death: 26 January 1917
Ship presumed sunk by U-boat

Bosun NEIL MACRAE
Last known address in Lewis: Stornoway
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Pomeranian
Date of death: 15 April 1918 at the age of 38

Captain DONALD MARTIN
Last known address in Lewis: Stornoway
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS Opal
Date of death: 18 December 1916
Ship sunk by U-80 off the Isle of Man
Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial,

Seaman JOHN MATHESON
Last known address in Lewis: Stornoway
Service unit: Mercantile Marine
Date of death: 1 October 1916 at the age of 42
Died in an accident

Chief Engineer JAMES WILSON
Last known address in Lewis: Stornoway
Service unit: Mercantile Marine, SS St Ola
Date of death: 8 April 1918 at the age of 59
Died of natural causes at Stromness


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