Alexander Mackenzie, 16 Leurbost

Last address in Lewis: 16 Leurbost,
Son of Donald and Mary Mackenzie
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMD Mary
Service number: 12080/DA
Date of birth: 1 July 1898
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 20
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Crossbost Cemetery
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost

Alexander appears in the 1901 census, aged 2, the son of Donald (45) and Mary (45), and brother of Murdo (15), John (11), Kate (10) and May (5).

His brother John was also lost in the Iolaire Disaster.

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