Roderick Smith, Post Office, Keose

Last address in Lewis: Post Office Keose,
Son of Angus and Alexanderina Smith
Service unit: 7th Cameron Highlanders
Service number: S/23900
Date of death: 28 July 1917 at the age of 24
Died of wounds at Ypres
Local memorial: Kinloch, Laxay

Wounded in the right hand, necessitating the amputation of one finger. After recovered, engaged as a clerk behind the lines. Died in field ambulance on the way to hospital of wounds received in action around Ypres. Was engaged in the drapery trade in South Wales before joining up.

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