William Graham, 29 Borve
Private WILLIAM GRAHAM
Last address in Lewis: 29 Borve,
Son of Gormillia Graham, of 29, Borve, Barvas, Stornoway, and the late Roderick Graham.
Service unit: 2nd Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 3/6024
Enlisted at Stornoway
Date of death: 19 October 1914 at the age of 23
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 39 to 41
Local memorial: North Lewis, Borve
First man from Borve to be killed
His brother Donald served in the Labour Corps; Murdo was also in the Gordon Highlanders and Roderick served in the Trawler section of the RNR. These three brothers survived the war.