Finlay Macritchie, 46 Lower Barvas

Last address in Lewis: 46 Lower Barvas,
Son of John and Annie McRitchie, of 46, Lower Barvas, Stornoway, Ross-shire; husband of Catherine McRitchie, of 80, Greenfield St., Govan, Glasgow.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Invincible
Service number: 2512/B
Date of birth: 20 November 1884
Date of death: 31 May 1916
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 18,
Lost in Battle of Jutland

Finlay appears in the 1901 census at 46 Lower Barvas, aged 17, with his parents John and Ann (both aged 40) and his younger siblings William (14), Angus (11), Barbara (9), John (5) and Kenneth (2).

His brothers John and Kenneth also served in the RNR but survived the war.

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