Donald Macleod, 39A Balallan

Quarter-master Serjeant DONALD MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 39A Balallan,
Son of Mrs. M. MacLeod, of 39A, Balallan Lochs, Stornoway.
Service unit: Royal Army Medical Corps, London Sanitary Company (32nd Sanitary Section), attached Tank Corps HQ
Service number: 545267
Date of birth: 15 October 1878
Date of death: 18 August 1918 at the age of 40
Died by accident in France
Interred: St Pol British Cemetery, St Pol-sur-Ternoise, grave II. B. 7.
Local memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
Met with serious accident on 8 August 1918, and died of a fractured skull.

Donald was one of the children of Donald (1837) and Marion (1840), the others being   Catherine (1867), Isabella (1872), John (1881), Mary (1870), Roderick Donald (1890), Roderick (1874, died aged 10 months), Roderick (1876) and Roderick (1865, died aged 19 years).

His brothers John and Roderick Dan were also lost in the war, having served in the Canadians and the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Roderick survived the war, having served in the Labour Battn. r

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