Murdo Maclean, 39 Leurbost
Seaman MURDO MACLEAN
Last address in Lewis: 39 Leurbost,
Son of Alexander and Marion Maclean, of 39, Lurebost, Lochs, Stornoway.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Snipe
Service number: 974252
Date of birth: 1887
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 31
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Crossbost Cemetery
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost
Murdo appears in the 1891 census, aged 4, the son of Alexander (35) and Marion (32), and brother of Margaret (7).
His brother Alex also served in the RNR, but survived the war.