Private ALEX CAMPBELL
Alasdair, Mac Choinnich Mhic Iain Bhreabadair
Last address in Lewis: 2 North Tolsta,
Son of Kenneth and Christina Campbell, of 2, North Tolsta, Stornoway.
Service unit: D Coy. 1st Bn. Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7242
Enlisted at Stornoway
Date of death: 19 May 1915 at the age of 19
Killed in action
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, panel 38 and 39
Local memorial: North Tolsta
The 1901 census shows Alexander (5) at home at 2A South End Tolsta with his parents Kenneth (46) and Christina (45) as well as his siblings Mary (17), Donald (15), Kenneth (12), Niel (10) and Malcolm (8).
Four of his brothers also served in the war, but survived.
Donald and Neil were wounded whilst serving with the Canadian Army.
Kenneth and Malcolm served in the RNR; Malcolm in the Trawler Section.
The John Campbell listed in the Roll of Honour is in fact a son-in-law (according to 1911 census).