Seaman JOHN MACLEAY
Last address in Lewis: 38 Lower Shader,
Son of John and Annie MacLeay. Born at Shader Barvas, Lewis.
Service unit: Royal Naval Division, Collingwood Battallion
Service number: CH/2588/B
Date of birth: 29 June 1882
Date of death: 26 August 1915 at the age of 31
Died in Groningen during internment in Holland
Interred: Groningen Southern cemetery, Holland North-West part, Class 4, row 37
Local memorial: North Lewis, Borve
John was in Collingwood Bn (RND, D/628) from 17 September until 9 October 1914; he was interned in Holland after retreat from Antwerp.
An account of his funeral.