Donald Finlayson, 11 Brue

Last address in Lewis: 11 Brue,
Son of Annie Finlayson, 11 Brue
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Viknor
Service number: 4537A
Date of birth: 15 January 1893
Date of death: 13 January 1915
Ship sunk by mine
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 14

Donald appears in the 1901 census, aged 8, at 11 Brue, with his mother Ann (45) and siblings Marion (16)   and Mariann (12). Also present is his stepbrother Donald (25) and aunt Effie (50).

Donald's stepbrother Donald also served in the RNR but survived the war.

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