Alexander Beaton, 40 Coll

Last address in Lewis: 40 Coll,
Son of James and Isabella Maciver Beaton, of 40, Coll, Back, Stornoway.
Service unit: Mercantile Marine Reserve, HMD Rose III
Service number: 968068
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 28
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Gress Cemetery
Local memorial: Back

His brother James was killed in action, serving with the Canadian Army in 1917. His brother Murdo, who served in the RNR, survived the war.

His next-of-kin is given as his sister Christina.

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