Private WILLIAM MACKENZIE
Last address in Lewis: 1A Mid Borve,
Son of Kenneth and Ann MacKenzie, of 1, High Borve, Stornoway.
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7371
Enlisted at Stornoway
Date of death: 1 July 1916 at the age of 19
Killed in action
Interred: Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, I. H. 27
Local memorial: North Lewis, Borve
Had previously been wounded
William appears in the 1901 census, aged 3 at 2 Mid Borve, the son of Kenneth (41) and Annie (34), and brother of Annie (10), Malcolm (7), Christy (3) and Donald (1 month).
His brother Malcolm served in the Gordon Highlanders, and survived the war.
Battalion war diary entry