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PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2008 10:49 pm    Post subject: Uig War Memorial, Lewis Reply with quote

The War Memorial for Uig, western Lewis, stands opposite the former Church of Scotland in Timsgarry. It can be reached from the B8011 Garynahine - Uig road by following the signs for the school after leaving Valtos Glen.

For reference: this memorial is NOT in the Isle of Skye





Edited for updated description and inclusion of private photographs, 18 April 2009
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 19, 2009 2:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Edited the entry for this memorial for description and inclusion of private photographs
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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2009 9:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From the War Memorials Trust..........................

In 1999 a donation was made to a project to create a new war memorial in Uig (WM2549).

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 1:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Aird Uig, 1914-1918
2 - Malcolm Mackenzie, age 34, Machine Gun Corps, died 1917
8 - Malcolm Macleod, aged 33, Gordons, died 1917
9 - Donald Maciver, aged 28, RNR, died 1918

Crowlista, 1914-1918
1 - Donald Nicolson, aged 26, Seaforths, died 1917
2 - John Macdonald, aged 28, Seaforths, died 1914
12B - Peter Maclean, aged 40, Australians, died 1918
14B - Murdo Mackay, aged 30, Seaforths, died 1918
20 - Donald Macdonald, aged 28, RNR, died 1918
Donald M. Fraser, aged 24, Royal Scots, died 1916

Crowlista, 1939-1945
22 - Neil Matheson, aged 27, RNR, died 1943

[B]IOLAIRE DISASTER, 1 January 1919
Crowlista

1 - Murdo Nicolson, aged 21, RNR(T)
6 - Angus Macdonald, aged 31, RNR
13 - Ewen Macdonald, aged 18, RNR(T)
14B - Malcolm Mackay, aged 26, RNR
16 - John Macdonald, aged 45, RNR
23 - Peter Buchanan, aged 33, RNR
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 1:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Ardroil, 1914-1918
Alick James Macleod, aged 23, Yorks & Lancs, died 1918

Ardroil, 1939-1945
4 - Calum Iain Macritchie, aged 22, RAFVR, died 1943
10 - Eric Angus Bodley, aged 24, Seaforths, died 1943

Brenish, 1914-1918
1 - Kenneth Maclean, aged 33, New Zealanders, died 1916
11 - Malcolm John Buchanan, aged 25, Camerons, died 1914
11 - Neil Donald Buchanan, aged 26, RNR, died 1917
17 - Donald John MOrrison, aged 30, Canadians, died 1918
7 - Peter Macleod, aged 28, Canadians, died 1915
7 - Angus Macleod, aged 25, RNR, died 1918

Brenish, 1939-1945
1 - Murdo Maclean, aged 24, RNR, died 1940
11 - Neil Buchanan, aged 24, RNR, died 1942

Carnish, 1939-1945
2 - Kenneth Macaulay, aged 27, MN, 1942

Islivig, 1914-1918
7 - John Macaulay, aged 37, RNR, died 1918

Mangersta, 1914-1918
8 - Donald Morrison, aged 49, RNR, died 1917
10 - Donald Macleod, aged 18, RNR, died 1917

IOLAIRE DISASTER, 1 January 1919
Brenish

18 - Murdo Mackinnon, aged 18, RNR(T)
20 - George Morrison, aged 21, RNR(T)
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 1:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Carishader, 1914-1918
1 - William Macneill, aged 27, Seaforths, died 1915
1 - Malcolm Macneill, aged 34, New Zealanders, died 1918

Carishader, 1939-1945
1 - John Murdo Mackay, aged 24, RN, died 1941
9 - Norman Gillies, aged 32, RNR, died 1941

Enaclete, 1914-1918
1 - John Macleod, aged 25, Camerons, died 1915

Geshader, 1914-1918
2 - Murdo Macleod, aged 35, Seaforths, died 1918
4 - Angus Maciver, aged 32, MN, died 1918

Kinlochroag, 1914-1918
George Edward Calder, aged 31, Seaforths, died 1918

Lochcroistean, 1939-1945
Duncan Macleod, aged 42, Australians, died 1943
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 2:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Kneep, 1914-1918
4 - Donald Macdonald, aged 23, Gordons, died 1916
4B - Murdo Macdonald, aged 41, MN, died 1915
6 - John Buchanan, aged 21, Camerons, died 1916
13B - Angus Morrison, aged 47, RNR, died 1918

Reef, 1939-1945
13 - Donald Morrison, aged 33, RAF, died 1945

Uigen, 1939-1945
16 - Angus Macdonald, aged 27, RNR, died 1941

Valtos, 1914-1918
5 - Norman Nicolson, aged 31, RNR, died 1917
15 - Alexander Mackay, aged 49, RNR, died 1917
16 - Malcolm Mackay, aged 31, Camerons, died 1915
23 - Hector Matheson, aged 23, Gordons, died 1917
25 - Norman Maciver, aged 28, RNR, died 1915
25 - Murdo Maciver, aged 28, Canadians, died 1916
31 - Angus Mackay, aged 49, RASC, died 1918
31 - John Mackay, aged 47, MN, died 1919
33 - Angus Mackay, aged 33, Gordons, died 1917
34 - Kenneth Mackay, aged 43, Canadians, died 1915

Valtos, 1939-1945
15 - Malcolm Mackay, aged 31, RNR, died 1942
22 - Donald Norman Macdonald, aged 23, RN, died 1941
22 - Murdo Macdonald, aged 21, MN, died 1942
23 - John Macaulay, aged 24, MN, died 1943

IOLAIRE DISASTER, 1 January 1919
17 - John Macleod, aged 21, RNR
18 - Angus Matheson, aged 19, RNR(T)
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 07, 2011 2:36 am    Post subject: Pte. Duncan McLeod Reply with quote

adb41 wrote:
Lochcroistean, 1939-1945
Duncan Macleod, aged 42, Australians, died 1943


(Glasgow Herald 5th October 1945)
"Died of ????? on 19th September, 1943, while a prisoner of war in Japanese hands, in Malaya Camp, Duncan McLeod, Australian Imperial Forces, elder son of the late Mr Norman McLeod (ex head master Lochcroistean P.S., Uig, Isle of Lewis), and of the late Mrs McLeod."

CWGC
Name: McLEOD, DUNCAN
Initials: D
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Army Service Corps
Unit Text: A.I.F. 2/2 Motor Amb.Coy.
Age: 42
Date of Death: 19/09/1943
Service No: VX33121
Additional information: Son of Norman and Bell Ann McLeod, of Tighnabruaich, Argyllshire, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sp. Mem. Joint grave. A13. A. 17.
Cemetery: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: McLEOD
Firstname: Duncan
Service number: VX33121
Date of death: 19/09/1943
Other: 2/2 MAC.
SNWM roll: AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES BORN IN SCOTLAND
Rank: Pte
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