Donald Morrison, 9 Calbost

Last address in Lewis: 9 Calbost
Son of Angus and Isabella Macdonald
Husband of Sarah Morrison 80, White Street, Govan, Glasgow
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Invincible
Service number: 2491B
Date of birth: 24 February 1880
Date of death: 31 May 1916
Lost at the Battle of Jutland
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 18
Local memorial: Pairc, Kershader
Went through the battles at Falklands and Coronel

Donald was one of the children of Angus (1852) and Isabella (1853), the others being Angus (1884), Christina (1877, died as a child), Donald (1881), John (1890), Mary Ann (1885, died as infant), Mary Ann (1887), Murdo (1878), Peggy (1898) and an unnamed infant that did not live beyond the year of its birth, 1893.

His brother John was in the Royal Naval Division, a POW in Germany; his brother Murdo was in the Labour Corps. Both these survived the war.

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