Finlay Morrison, 19 South Dell
Seaman FINLAY MORRISON
Last address in Lewis: 19 South Dell,
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMT Sophron
Service number: 9104/A
Date of birth: 5 February 1898
Date of death: 22 August 1917
Ship sunk by mine
Interred: Edinburgh (Seafield) Cemetery Screen Wall M. 377
Local memorial: North Lewis, Cross
Finlay appears in the 1901 census at 30 South Dell aged 3 with his mother Ann (48) and siblings Angus (18), Catherine (15), Alexander (12), Norman (9) and John (6).
His brothers Alexander 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.