Murdo Maciver, 25 Valtos

Murchadh Thormoid Mhoir 
Murchadh Thormoid Mhurchaidh
Last address in Lewis: 25 Valtos,
Son of Norman and Mary Maciver, of 25, Valtos
Service unit: 13th Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Service number: 132654
Date of birth: 7 August 1888
Date of death: 8 October 1916 at the age of 28
Killed in action in France
Interred: Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, grave V. D. 30. 
Local memorial: Uig, Timsgarry

Place of birth: Isle of Lewis
Height: 5 ft 7 in
Complexion: Light
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Light brown
Religion: Presbyterian
Trade / occupation: Helper
Volunteered at Montreal on 21 September 1915
Murdo was one of the children of Norman (1853) and Mary (1857), the others being Alexander (1893), Barbara, Christina (1883), Donald (1885), Duncan, Mary Barbara (1897), Murdanie (1895) and Norman (1886).

His brother Norman drowned in 1916, serving in the RNR; his brother Alexander was in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary service and Murdanie in the RNR. The latter two survived the war.

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