Murdo Paterson, 3 Park, Carloway

Last address in Lewis: 3 Park Carloway,
Service unit: 16th Highland Light Infantry
Service number: 13734
Enlisted at Glasgow
Date of death: 4 November 1918 at the age of 26
Killed in action in France
Interred: Ors British Cemetery, grave B. 24
Local memorial: Carloway

Murdo appears in the 1901 census, aged 9, one of the eight children of Norman (43) and Margaret (40); the others being Johanna (12), Annie (10), Mary (7), John (5), Maggie (4), Angus (3) and George (1).

His brother Angus was in the RNR and survived the war; John was in the Cameron Highlanders  and was killed in 1918.

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