Malcolm Thomson, 14 Swainbost
Seaman MALCOLM THOMSON
Last address in Lewis: 14 Swainbost,
Son of John and Christina McLean Thomson, of 14, Swainbost, Ness, Stornoway.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Redoubtable
Service number: 4557/A
Date of birth: 3 November 1890
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 27
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Old Ness Cemetery
Local memorial: North Lewis, Cross
Malcolm appears in the 1891 census, aged 6 months, at the home of his parents John (31, fisherman) and Christina (38) as well as his older siblings Ann (5) and Angus (2).