John William Macleod, 31 Knock, Carloway
Lance Corporal JOHN WILLIAM MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 31 Knock, Carloway,
Son of Malcolm McLeod, of 31, Knock, Carloway, Stornoway.
Service unit: 5th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 6694
Date of death: 13 November 1916 at the age of 20
Killed in action in Beaumont Hamel
Interred: Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet, grave I. C. 17
Local memorial: Carloway; Nicolson Institute WW1, middle panel
Was serving apprenticeship as engineer at Gourock before joining up
His brother Malcolm served in the Canadians, and Angus was in the Ross Mountain Battery. Both these survived the war.