Seaman ANGUS MONTGOMERY
Aonghais Choinneach Bhan
Last address in Lewis: 2 Garyvard,
Son of Kenneth and Margaret Montgomery,
Husband of Mary Ann Montgomery, of 2, Garyvard, Lochs, Stornoway.
Father to 8 children.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMT Unity
Service number: 1445SD
Date of birth: July 1874
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 44
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Laxay Cemetery, southeast corner
Local memorial: Park, Kershader
Had served as a soldier in the South African War for which he held several medals.
Angus was one of the children of Kenneth (1838) and Margaret (1842), the others being Alexander, Catherine, Donald (1880), Flora (1864), Isobel (1877), Kenneth (1864), Mary (1868) and Torquil( 1870).
Angus was the father of Alexander, Angus John, Ann, Catherine Ann, Donald, Isobel, Kenneth and Margaret.