Private RODERICK MURRAY
Last address in Lewis: 27 South Dell,
Son of Angus and Catherine Murray, of South Dell, Ness, Lewis.
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/7034
Enlisted at Stornoway
Date of death: 4 June 1915 at the age of 23
Died of wounds sustained at Ypres.
Interred: Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, grave I. G. 11
Local memorial: North Lewis, Cross
Previously wounded in 1914
His brother John died of wounds in March 1915.
From the battalion's war diary
The battalion is entrenched to the northeast of Ypres near Wieltje
Quiet day, fine, wind wrong for gas.
East Lancs relieved Somersets after dark and took over trench line from C coy. D coy relieved B coy in front trench round CROSSROAD farm and B & C coys went into support at LA BRIQUE. Some shelling during day on either side of us. Our 6" guns shelled HAMPSHIRE farm.