William Paterson, 20 Brue

Last address in Lewis: 20 Brue
Son of Alexander Paterson, of 20, Brue, Barvas, Stornoway.
Service unit: 1st Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 3/5247
Date of death: 11 November 1914 at the age of 19
Killed in action
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate), panel 38 and 40

William appears in the 1901 census at 20 Brue, aged 6, the son of Peggy (39) and brother of Kenneth (14), Peggie (14), John (12) and Ann (8).

His brother Kenneth served with the RNR and John was also with the Cameron Highlanders. These two survived the war.

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