Private DANIEL MACLEAN
Last address in Lewis: 3 Dun Carloway,
Son of Donald MacLean, of 3, Doune Carloway, Stornoway.
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7215
Date of death: 4 May 1915 at the age of 18
Died of gas poisoning in St Julien
Interred: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, I. D. 13
Local memorial: Carloway
His brothers John and Murdo both served in the Seaforth Highlanders as well, and were both discharged through injury during the war.
From the battalion war diary for 4/5 May 1915
The battalion remains engaged in the 2nd battle of Ypres.
With the exception of the morning of the 4th, the weather was good.
Occasional shells. The Battn is using a French dressing station. The
men are in trenches around. The place is rather dusty. The men are still
stuffering from the effects of the gas.
4 May: 1 man wounded
5 May: 1 man died of wounds; 3 wounded