Donald Alexander Macrae, Post Office, Callanish

Donald Alex Macrae
Image courtesy Clan Macrae Roll of Honour
Last address in Lewis: Post Office Callanish,
Son of Duncan and Mary Macrae
Service unit: 7th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/13018
Enlisted at Fort George
Date of death: 12 October 1916
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 15C,
Local memorial: East Loch Roag, Callanish

Donald Alex appears in the 1901 census, aged 6, at Callanish Farm House. He is the son of Duncan (50) and Mary (45) and brother of Maggie Mary (4), Johanna (3), Flora (1) and William (2 months).   Also present is Dr Victor Alexander Ross (boarder, aged 30), from Lairg, who is a GP; Catherine Mackenzie (16), a general servant and 81-year old Annie Macleod, who is of no occupation and is visiting.

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