Seaman JOHN MACASKILL
Last address in Lewis: Lighthill Back,
Son of Murdo MacAskill, of Light Hill, Vatisker, Back, Stornoway.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Redoubtable
Service number: 3397/DA
Date of birth: 10 January 1892
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 27
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Gress Cemetery
Local memorial: Back
His brother Alexander died of wounds whilst serving with the Gordon Highlanders in 1915.