Norman Mackinnon, 67 Balallan
Lance Corporal NORMAN MACKINNON
Last address in Lewis: Halfway House (67) Balallan,
Son of Kenneth and Augusta Maciver Mackinnon, of Balallan, Lewis, Ross-shire.
Service unit: 14th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Service number: 5/12585
Enlisted at Stornoway
Date of birth: 31 May 1887
Date of death: 14 March 1917 at the age of 30
Killed in action
Interred: Peronne Communal Cemetery extension, grave I. C. 55.
Local memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
Norman was one of the children of Kenneth (1852) and Augusta (1846), the others being Angus M (1882), Ann (1885), Annabella (1880), Kenneth (1883) and Norman (1887).
His brother Kenneth (a doctor) also served in the Argylls; his brother Angus was in the Canadians; both these survived the war.