Murdo Mackinnon, 8 Ranish

Private MURDO MACKINNON
Last address in Lewis: 8 Ranish,
Son of Murdo McKinnon, of 8, Ranish Lochs, Stornoway, Scotland.
Service unit: 52nd Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Service number: 439185
Date of death: 19 May 1916 at the age of 25
Killed in action in France
Interred: Maple Copse Cemetery, grave II. C. 11
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost

Murdo appears in the 1901 census, aged 10, the son of Murdo (43) and Mary (44), and brother of Sandy (16), Rodrick (12), Maryann (15), John (7), Malcolm (3) and John (3).

Four of his brothers, Roderick, John, Malcolm and John also served during the war, but survived. 

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