William John Murray, Lighthill, Back

Last address in Lewis: Well Cottage, Lighthill, Back,
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Pactolus
Service number: 11935/DA
Date of birth: 27 May 1897
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 21
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Gress Cemetery
Local memorial: Back

Robert is shown in the 1901 census at Gress Farm, Cottage, aged 2, with his parents Angus (57, shepherd) and Agnes (47) as well as his siblings Margory (20), John (14), Duncan (14), Donald (10), Christina (8), Flora (6), Angus (4) and Katie (2 months).

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