Angus Mackay, 4 Kirivick

Last address in Lewis: 4 Kirivick,
Son of Murdo and Annie McKay, of 4, Kirvick, Carloway, Stornoway.
Service unit: Scots Guards / 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/6898
Enlisted at Stornoway
Date of death: 29 August 1915 at the age of 22
Died in Oxford of gas poisoning received at La Bassee on 9 May 1915.
Interred: Dalmore Cemetery
Local memorial: Carloway
Had gone to the front early

Angus appears in the 1901 census at 4 1/2 Kirivick, aged 7, the son of Murdo (60) and Annie (47) and brother of Malcolm (16), John (13), Christy Mary (9) and Kate Ann (3).

His brother Murdo served in the Canadians and John was in the Royal Engineers. These two survived the war.

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