Roderick Macleod, 5 Lundale
"Ruairidh Dhomhnaill Anna"
Private RODERICK MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 5 Lundale,
Son of Donald Macleod, of 5, Lundale, Stornoway.
Service unit: 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7124
Enlisted at Stornoway
Date of death: 10 March 1915 at the age of 19
Killed in action
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 38 and 39
Local memorial: Great Bernera
Killed on the first day of the Battle of Neuve Chapelle
Roderick was one of the children of Donald (1855) and Annie (1856), the others being Angus (1880), Catherine Ann (1900), Donald (1886), Duncan John (1898), John (1882), Kenneth (1883), Malcolm (1893), Murdo (1889) and Norman (1891) .
His brother Angus was killed in action in 1916, serving with the Seaforth Highlanders.
His brothers Donald and Malcolm also served in the Seaforths; Kenneth was in the RNR as was Norman, and Duncan John was in the Merchant Navy.