Donald Macdonald, 35 Arnol

Leading Torpedoman DONALD MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: 35 Arnol,
Son of Donald and Henrietta Macleod Macdonald, of 35, Amol
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Vernon
Service number: 5296/A
Date of birth: 9 June 1895
Date of death: 1 January 1919
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire, was never found
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 32
Local memorial: West Side, Bragar

Donald appears in the 1901 census, aged 5, at home at 34 Arnol with his parents Donald and Effie (both aged 40) as well as his younger siblings Margaret (3) and Murdo (1). 

His brother Murdo was in the RNR, but survived the war.

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