John Macleod, 17 Uigen

Last address in Lewis: 17 Uigen,
Son of Murdo MacLeod
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMML 502
Service number: 4435/SD
Date of birth: 7 May 1898
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 22
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Valtos Burial Ground, in northeast part
Local memorial: Uig, Timsgarry

John was one of the children of Murdo (1866) and Ann (1869), the others being Catherine, Donald (1900), Malcolm (1894), Mary (1898) and Murdo (1908).

His brother Malcolm served in the Seaforth Highlanders but survived the war.


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