Murdo Mackay, 2 Achmore
Private MURDO MACKAY
Last address in Lewis: 2 Achmore
Son of Norman and Catherine Mackay
Service unit: 1st Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 3/5432
Enlisted at Inverness
Date of death: 22 December 1914
Killed in action at La Bassee
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 41 and 42
Local memorial: Crossbost
Murdo is shown in the 1901 census at home with his parents Norman (40) and Catherine (33) as well as siblings Ann (10), Marrion (9), Neil (7) and Euphemia (5 months).
His brother Neil also served in the Camerons, but survived the war.