Malcolm Mackay, 16 Valtos

Calum Chaluim Aonghais
Last address in Lewis: 16 Valtos,
Son of Malcolm and Christina Mackay
Service unit: 2nd Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 8917
Enlisted at Glasgow
Date of death: 5 May 1915 at the age of 31
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 38 and 40
Local memorial: Uig, Timsgarry

Malcolm was one of the children of Malcolm (1834) and Christina (1844), the others being Angus (1870), Christina (1887), Janet (1881), John (1889), John (1877), Margaret (1875), Marion (1867), Mary (1886) and Norman (1872).

His brother John was gassed serving with the Seaforth Highlanders; the other brother John was wounded serving with the Cameron Highlanders. Both these survived the war; the records do not make clear which one suffered which fate. 

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