Private JOHN KENNEDY
Iain Ruaraidh or Iain Ruaidh
Last address in Lewis: 24 Gravir,
Son of Roderick and Catherine Kennedy; husband to Peggy Macleod; had 5 children
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve
Date of death: 1 February 1917 at the age of 34
Died of wounds
Local memorial: Pairc, Kershader
John was one of the sons of Roderick (1857) and Catherine (1860), the others being Alexander (1880), Catherine, Donald (1886), Margaret (1890), and Margaret (1888).
His children were Alex Dan (1911), Catherine (1913), Donald (1905), John (1909) and John.