Alexander Morrison, 19 South Dell
Leading Seaman ALEX MORRISON
Last address in Lewis: 19 South Dell,
Son of Norman and Annie Morrison, of Stornoway, Ross-shire.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, SS Bulgarian
Service number: 3763/A
Date of birth: 5 August 1888
Date of death: 20 January 1917 at the age of 29
Ship sunk by U-84, 50 miles W of Fastnet
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 26
Local memorial: North Lewis, Cross
Survived sinking of HMS Fisgard
Alexander appears in the 1901 census at 30 South Dell with his mother Ann (48) and siblings Angus (18), Catherine (15), Norman (9), John (6) and Finlay (3).
His brothers Finlay and Angus also served in the RNR, and did not survive the war (see separate entries). His brother John did survive the war, having served in the Ross Mountain Battery.