Donald Smith, 18 Ballantrushal

Last address in Lewis: 18 Ballantrushal,
Son of Donald and Ann Macdonald Smith, of 18, Ballantrushal
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve
Date of death: 26 July 1917 at the age of 18
Died of illness in Inverness
Local memorial: North Lewis, Borve

Donald appears in the 1901 census, the 2-year old son of Donald and Ann (both aged 38) at 18 Ballantrushal. His siblings Charles (13), Mary (12), John (11), Ann (7) and Murdo (5) are also present.

His brother Murdo was killed near Ypres in 1917, having served in the Seaforths; his brother Charles  was wounded, having served in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary service. 

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