Duncan Mackinnon, 18 Brue

Last address in Lewis: 18 Brue
Son of Malcolm and Kirsty McKinnon, of Brue
Husband of Annie McKinnon, of 18, Brue
Service unit: HMS Viknor, Royal Naval Reserve
Service number: 3053/B
Date of birth: 11 February 1874
Date of death: 13 January 1915 at the age of 40
Ship sunk by mine
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 14

Duncan appears in the 1901 census at 18 Brue, aged 27, the son of Malcolm (55) and Chirsty (57), and brother of Charles (22), Allan (19) and Kenneth (16).

His brother Allan also served in the RNR but died in Egypt early in 1917; his brother Charles served with the Canadians and was a POW in Germany, he survived the war. So did his brother Kenneth who was in the RNR.

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