Norman Macdonald, 23 Arnol
Lance Corporal NORMAN MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: 23 Arnol,
Son of Norman Macdonald, of 23, Arnol, Barvas, Isle of Lewis, Scotland.
Service unit: 10th Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Service number: 20336
Date of death: 25 April 1915 at the age of 27
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 24 - 28 - 30.
Local memorial: West Side, Bragar
Went to Canada in 1910, joined Canadian infantry in August 1914
Date of birth: 7 January 1887
Height: 5 ft 9 in
Trade / occupation: Labourer
Volunteered at Valcartier on 22 September 1914
His brother Angus died in hospital in 1918, having served with the RNR. His brother Donald was also in the RNR; John was with the Seaforth Highlanders and Murdo with the Canadian naval reserve. These three survived the war.