Murdo John Macleod, 17 Balallan

Last address in Lewis: 17 Balallan,
Son of Malcolm and Janet Macdonald
Service unit: 5th Cameron Highlanders
Service number: S/12553
Enlisted at Glasgow
Date of birth: 30 March 1890
Date of death: 25 September 1915 at the age of 25
Killed in action at Loos
Memorial: Loos Memorial, panel 119 to 124
Local memorial: Kinloch, Laxay

Murdo John was one of the children of Malcolm (1838) and Janet (1848), the others being Alexander (1884), Ann (1880), Donald (1882), John (1874), Malcolm (1878), Marion (1876), Mary (1871), Murdo (1887) and an unnamed infant who but lived for 12 days in 1873.

His brother Alex was in the Canadian forces, and Malcolm in the RNR.

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