Seaman ALEX BEATON
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.