Donald Maclean, 35 Leurbost


Seaman DONALD MACLEAN
Last address in Lewis: 35 Leurbost,
Son of George and Isabella Maclean;
Husband of Annie Maclean, of 35, Lurebost, Lochs, Stornoway.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Colleen
Service number: 2820/B
Date of birth: 17 March 1870
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 48
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Crossbost Cemetery
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost

Donald appears in the 1871 census, aged 3, the son of George (44) and Isabella (33) and brother of Peggy 910), Mary (11), Finlay (10), Murdo (5) and Angus (3 months). A decade later, George (3) and John (1) are added to the family.

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