Seaman DONALD MACAULAY
"Domhnall Thormoid Bhain"
Last address in Lewis: 3 Lundale,
Son of Norman and Catherine Macaulay
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMAB Duke of Albany
Service number: 3060C
Date of death: 24 August 1916 at the age of 30
|Ship sunk by UB-27, 20 miles E of Wick|
Mentioned on family gravestone in Bosta Cemetery, Great Bernera
Local memorial: Great Bernera
Donald was one of the 12 children of Norman (1843) and Catherine (1859), the others being Angus (1894), Annie (1897), Chirsty Ann (1902), Duncan (1890), Jane (1880, died aged 2 months), Jane (1882), John (1892), Malcolm (1900), Marion (1887), Murdo (1878) and Norman (1885).
His brother Donald served in the RNR and was drowned in 1916; his brother John was killed in action in 1914.
Joined Anson Bn, RND (D/94) on 19 September 1914.