John Mackenzie, 11 Arivruaich


Son of Kenneth and Annie Mackenzie, of 11, Airidhbhruaich Lochs, Balallan, Stornoway, Lewis.
Last address in Lewis: 11 Arivruaich,
Service unit: 8th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/12740
Enlisted at Fort George, Inverness-shire
Date of birth: 30 September 1892
Date of death: 24 March 1918
Killed in action
Interred: Feuchy Chapel, British Cemetery, Wancourt, grave I. G. 20.
Local memorial: Kinloch, Laxay

John was one of the children of Kenneth (1861) and Ann (1862), the others being Allan (1907), Donald (1901), Jessie (1905), John (1890), Kenneth (1894), Mary Ann (1888), Norman (1896) and Peggy (1898).

His brother Norman also served in the Seaforths but survived the war; Kenneth served in the Cameron Highlanders but was killed in 1916. 

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