Angus Maclean, 28 Brue

Last address in Lewis: 28 Brue,
Son of Alexander and Catherine McLean, of 28, Brue, Barvas, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMD Southesk
Service number: 9019/A
Date of birth: 12 March 1898
Date of death: 7 July 1917 at the age of 18
Died in mining of ship
Interred: Lyness Naval Cemetery, D. 14
Mentioned on family gravestone in Barvas Cemetery, Lewis

Angus appears in the 1901 census, at 28 Brue, aged 2, the son of Alexander (42) and Catharine (50) and brother of Chirsty (4) and Kenneth (2 months).

His father Alexander served in the Cameron Highlanders and survived the war.

Stornoway Gazette
The parents of Seaman Angus Maclean, RNR, 28 Brue, have been notified that he was accidentally killed on 7th July 1917 and buried with full military honours in the Naval Cemetery at Orkney on the 10th. Maclean, who was serving on board HMT South Esk, was only 18 years of age. Of a genial and kindly disposition, he was a general favourite and much sympathy is felt for the family in their bereavement. Maclean's father is serving with the Cameron Highlanders, and currently doing duty at Invergordon.


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