Deckhand DONALD MACLEAN
Last address in Lewis: 9 Dun Carloway
Son of Murdo and Margaret MacLean, 9, Doune Carloway, Stornoway.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMD Shield
Service number: 21073/DA
Date of birth: 18 July 1900
Date of death: 11 November 1918
Died in Granton Hospital of influenza
Interred: Seafield Cemetery, Edinburgh, Screen Wall, M. 85
Local memorial: Carloway
Donald appears in the 1901 census, aged 9 months, the son of Murdo (50) and Maggie (37) and brother of John (14), Bella (12), Jessie (8), Murdo (5) and Kate (3).
His brother Murdo died of wounds, serving with the Gordon Highlanders, in 1915.
Stornoway Gazette, 22 November 1918
We regret to have to state that official intimation has been received by
Mrs Margaret Maclean, 9 Doune, that her son Donald has died of
pneumonia in hospital at Granton. The deceased, who was over 18 years of
age, joined up at the end of last summer and served for a while on an
east coast patrol. He was a fine cheerful lad and a general favourite.
His other brother, Murdo, died of wounds in France three years ago. Much
sympathy is felt for Mrs Maclean and their daughters in their