Kenneth Macdonald, 24A Tobson, Great Bernera

Last address in Lewis: 24A Tobson, Great Bernera
Son of Angus and Catherine MacDonald, of 24, Valsay, Bernera, Stornoway, Scotland.
Service unit: 3rd Battallion (Central Ontario) Toronto Regiment, Canadian Infantry
Service number: 9339
Date of death: 15 June 1915 at the age of 21
Died of wounds sustained the previous day,
Interred: Lillers Communal Cemetery, grave II. C. 33
Local memorial: Great Bernera

Kenneth was one of the seven children of Angus and Catherine, the others being Ann (1891), John (1895), Catherine (1897), Donald (1898), Angus (1900), Peter (1903), Chirsty Ann (1908),

His brother John was in the Royal Naval Division and POW in Germany from October 1914. His brothers Donald and Angus served in the RNR.

Date of birth: 20 November 1893
Place of birth: Isle of Lewis
Height: 5 ft 6½ in
Complexion: Fair
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Fair
Religion: Presbyterian
Trade / occupation: Meter inspector
Volunteered at Valcartier on 22 September 1914

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