Company Sergeant-Major DONALD MACKAY
Last address in Lewis: 28 South Dell,
Son of John and Marion Mackay, of 28, South Del, Barvas, Stornoway.
Service unit: 8th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/6744
Enlisted at Stornoway
Date of death: 17 August 1916 at the age of 25
Killed in action
Interred: Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers-la-Boisselle, grave IV. P. 45
Local memorial: North Lewis, Cross
Donald appears in the 1901 census at 49 South Dell, aged 9, at the home of his grandparents Angus (67) and Mary (70) Mckay. Also present are his parents John (41, fisherman) and Marion (33), as well as siblings Ann (11), Williamina (7) and William (2).