Leading Seaman MURDO MURRAY
Murchadh, Mac Mhurchaidh Mhic Choinnich
Last address in Lewis: 27 North Tolsta,
Son of Murdo and Annie Murray, of North Tolsta
Husband of Catherine Murray, of Hill St., North Tolsta, Stornoway, Ross-shire.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Invincible
Service number: 2864B
Date of birth: March 1873
Date of death: 31 May 1916 at the age of 46
Lost at the Battle of Jutland.
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 18
Local memorial: North Tolsta
With some uncertainty, Murdo appears in the 1891 census, aged 21, the son of Murdo (61) and Annie (55).
His brother Alexander also served in the RNR but survived the war.