Roderick Donald Macleod, 39A Balallan
Lance Corporal RODERICK DONALD MACLEOD
Last address in Lewis: 39A Balallan,
Son of Marion MacLeod, of 39A, Ballallan
Service unit: 11th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Service number: S/6100
Enlisted at Govan
Date of birth: 15 August 1890
Date of death: 29 September 1915 at the age of 25
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Loos, panel 125 to 127
Local memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
Roderick Donald was one of the children of Donald (1837) and Marion (1840), the others being Catherine (1867), Donald (1878), Isabella (1872), John (1881), Mary (1870), Roderick Donald (1890), Roderick (1874, died aged 10 months), Roderick (1876) and Roderick (1865, died aged 19 years).
His brothers John and Donald were also lost in the war, having served in the Canadians and the RAMC. Roderick survived the war, having served in the Labour Battn.