Last address in Lewis: 1 Earshader,
Son of John and Marion Smith
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Cove
Service number: 1620C
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 45
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Bosta, Great Bernera, Lewis
Village memorial: Great Bernera
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 3

From Hebridean Connections: After the Iolaire Disaster, his suitcase was recovered and found to contain gifts for his family including a fringed shawl, a silk scarf and a silk handkerchief with "Gibraltar" written on it, and some brown silk material that was later used to make a dress for his daughter Marion. Marion recalled that it was so fine it had to be lined with a dark material.

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