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PostPosted: Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Company Sergeant-Major JOHN MACLEOD
Noidh Mor
Last address in Lewis: Hill Street, North Tolsta
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth MacLeod; husband of Jessie MacLeod, of North Tolsta, Isle of Lewis.
Regiment or service : 4th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 2814275
Date of death: 4 June 1940 at the age of 36
Killed in action at St Valery
Memorial: Dunkirk, column 124
Local memorial: North Tolsta


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Leading Seaman MALCOLM MACLEOD
"Calum Ghabhsainn" - Domhnall Mac Chaluim Mhic Dhomhnaill Ruaidh
Last address in Lewis: 58 North Tolsta,
Son of Malcolm MacLeod, of 58, North Tolsta, Stornoway, and the late Mary MacLeod.
Regiment or division: Royal Naval Reserve
Service number: 5478/A
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 24
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: North Tolsta Cemetery, Lewis
Local memorial: North Tolsta


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Seaman WILLIAM MACLEOD
Sime Aonghais an Saighdear
Last address in Lewis: 20 North Tolsta
Son of Angus and Mary Macleod; husband of Christina Macleod of Whiteinch, Glasgow.
Service: Royal Naval Reserve (Patrol Service)
Service number: LT/X7717C
Date of death: 4 July 1940 at the age of 31
Lost on HMT Cayton Wyke
Grave: Noordwijk General Cemetery (Holland), Plot 1, joint grave 6
Local memorial: North Tolsta


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Corporal DONALD MARTIN
Domhnall, Mac Iain Mhic Dhonnchaid Sealgair
Last address in Lewis: 76 North Tolsta,
Son of John and Isa Martin, of 76, North Tolsta, Stornoway.
Regiment or division: 1st Cameron Highlanders
Service number: 3/5347
Date of death: 9 July 1915 at the age of 21
Killed in action in France
Interred: Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, grave III. P. 3
Local memorial: North Tolsta



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Seaman JOHN MORRISON
Iain Mac Choinnich Mhic Iain Mhoireasdan
Last address in Lewis: 8 North Tolsta,
Son of Kenneth and Mary Morrison
Regiment or division: Royal Naval Reserve
Service number: 4645/A
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 25
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: North Tolsta Cemetery, Lewis
Local memorial: North Tolsta

Medal: DCM



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Private DONALD MURRAY
"Domhnall Chaoid" - Domhnall Mhic Mhurchaidh Mhic Choinnich
Last address in Lewis: 22 North Tolsta,
Son of Donald and Margaret Murray, of 22, North Tolsta, Stornoway.
Regiment or division: "D" Coy. 3rd Bn. Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7325
Date of death: 11 October 1915 at the age of 19
Died of wounds received at Hill 60 on 9 May 1915
Interred: North Tolsta Cemetery
Local memorial: North Tolsta


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Leading Seaman EVANDER MURRAY
Iomhair Mac Iain Mhic Sheorais
Last address in Lewis: 45 North Tolsta,
Son of John and Margaret Maciver Murray; husband of Margaret Murray, of 45, North Tolsta, Stornoway.
Regiment or division: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Thames
Service number: 1829/D
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 45
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: North Tolsta Cemetery, Lewis
Local memorial: North Tolsta

Left a widow and a daughter


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Leading Seaman MURDO SMITH
"Am Bodach" - Murchadh, Mac Chailein Og, Mhic Iain Mhic Aonghais Mhic Iain Oig
Last address in Lewis: 65 North Tolsta,
Son of Colin and Annie Smith, of North Tolsta; husband of Margaret Smith, of 65, North Tolsta
Regiment or division: Royal Naval Reserve, SS Heatherside
Service number: 2286C
Date of death: 24 August 1917 at the age of 44
Memorial: Chatham Naval, panel 26
Local memorial: North Tolsta

Missing after ship was sunk by U-boat
Left widow and 6 children



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Lieutenant WILLIAM A WOODS
Last address in Lewis: North Tolsta
Son of Frederick and Alice Woods; husband of Joan Woods, of North Tolsta.
Service: Royal Artillery
Service number: 325950
Date of death: 23 August 1945 at the age of 36
Interred: North Tolsta Cemetery, grave 56
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 16, 2009 5:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Seaman KENNETH MACIVER
Coinneach Bhrandaidh
Last address in Lewis: 36 North Tolsta
Husband of Dolina McIver, of Ness, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Service number: C/X 18552A
Date of death: 31 December 1942 at the age of 38
Lost off HMS Achates
Mentioned in despatches. Awarded Oak Leaf and African Star.
Memorial: Chatham Naval, panel 65, column 3
Local memorial: North Tolsta
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