Private JOHN SMITH
Last address in Lewis: 8 South Dell,
Son of V Allan and Mary Smith, of 8, South Dell, Ness, Stornoway.
Service unit: 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7199
Enlisted at Stornoway
Date of death: 5 November 1917 at the age of 20
Killed in action in Mesopotamia
Memorial: Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panel 37 and 64
Local memorial: North Lewis, Cross
John is shown in the 1901 census, aged 3, with his parents Allan (30) and Mary (36) at home at 17 South Dell with grandparents Donald Graham (60) and Henrietta Graham (61). Also present are John's siblings Mary (4) and Margaret (1).