Alexander Macleod, 4 Garenin
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Deckhand ALEXANDER MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 4 Garenin
Son of John and Mary Macleod, of 4, Garenin, Carloway, Stomoway, Lewis.
Service unit: Royal Navy, HMS Pekin
Service number: 12625/DA
Date of birth: 8 June 1898
Date of death: 2 December 1918 at the age of 20
Died of influenza in hospital at Chatham
Interred: Grimsby, Scartho Road Cemetery, grave 43. D. 17.
Local memorial: Carloway
Alexander appears in the 1901 census at Garenin, aged 3, the son of John (43) and Mary (42) and brother of Murdo (7), Norman (5) and Maggie (3 months).
His brother Norman served in the Seaforth Highlanders, but survived the war.