John Macdonald, 9 Kirkibost, Great Bernera

Last address in Lewis: 9 Kirkibost, Great Bernera
Son of Norman and Margaret McDonald, of 9, Kirkibost, Bernera,
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMABV Duke of Albany
Service number: 3322A
Date of birth: 25 June 1888
Date of death: 24 August 1916 at the age of 30
Ship sunk by UB-27, 20 miles E of Wick
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 18,
Local memorial: Great Bernera

John is one of the 9 children of Norman and Margaret, the others being Mary (1881, died aged 18), Christina (1883), Norman (1885), John (1891, died aged 18 months), Johann (1893), Marion (1896, died aged 7 days), Murdina (1897) and Mary (1900, died aged 5). 

John joined Anson Bn (RND, D/93) on 19 September 1914. 

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