Finlay Nicolson, 13 Ranish
Private FINLAY NICOLSON
Last address in Lewis: 13 Ranish,
Service unit: Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7120
Enlisted at Stornoway
Date of death: 22 December 1914 at the age of 19
Killed in action in France
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 38 and 39
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost
Mentioned on family gravestone in Crossbost Cemetery, Lewis
Finlay appears in the 1901 census, aged 5, one of the 6 children of Marth (?) (32), Ann (38), the others being Donald (15), Rodrick (13), William (11), John (6) and Maggie (2).
His brothers Donald, William and John all served in the RNR during the war, and survived.