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PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2008 3:48 pm    Post subject: North Lochs War Memorial Reply with quote

The memorial at Crossbost stands along the access road to the church at the shore, after the turn-off for Ranais and Crosbost [sic]. It includes names from Grimshader, Leurbost, Achmore, Crossbost and Ranish.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2008 12:14 am    Post subject: North Lochs War Memorial Reply with quote

Took this picture of the Memorial at Crossbost on 5 April 2007

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 06, 2010 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Transcript

1914-1918
Ranish

3 - Finlay Macdonald
7 - Murdo Macleod
7B - Kenneth J. Macleod
8 - Murdo Mackinnon
8 - John M. Mackinnon
11 - Donald Macleod
13 - Finlay Nicolson
13 - John Mackinnon
14 - John Macleod
15 - Norman Mackinnon
19 - John Macleod
20 - Donald Nicolson
21 - William Nicolson
21 - Donald Nicolson
22 - Norman Macleod
23C - Donald Mackinnon
33 - John Macleod
35 - Alexander Mackenzie
39B - Donald Macleod
43 - Angus Macleod
45 - Murdo Mackenzie
46 - Finlay Macleod

Crossbost
4 - Alexander Mackenzie
5B - Murdo Macinnes
6 - Angus J Macmillan
7 - George Macaulay
15 - Murdo Mackenzie
18 - Daniel Mackenzie
18B - John Mackenzie
19B - Dugald K Mackenzie
22 - John Macdonald
26 - Robert Mackenzie

Leurbost
1 - Donald Nicolson
13 - John Macleod
14 - Neil Maclean
14 - John Mackenzie
17 - Robert Paterson
20 - John Macleod
25 - John Mackenzie
25 - Kenneth Smith
26 - Murdo Smith
26 - Alexander Maciver
26C - Donald Maciver
34 - David Macdonald
41 - Murdo Macdonald
41 - Peter Macdonald
43B - Hector Martin
44 - Donald J. Mackenzie
53 - Roderick Maclean
56 - John Macleod

Cromore
4 - Alex Kennedy
8 - John Macarthur
20 - Donald Macarthur
28 - William Bruce

Achmore
1 - Norman Mackay
2 - Murdo Mackay
3 - Malcolm Mackay
5 - John Mackay
5 - Duncan Mackay
6 - John Mackay

1939-1945
Ranish

4 - Donald Macdonald
8A - Kenneth Mackinnon
10 - John Montgomery
16 - John Montgomery
40 - Murdo Macleod

Grimshader
5 - Kenneth Macrae
20 - Alexander Morrison

Achmore
22 - Kenneth K Macleod
22 - Norman Macleod

Lochganvich
1B - Donald M Maciver

Leurbost
4 - Donald Mackinnon
25 - Roderick Macrae
26 - Kenneth D Maciver
26 - Donald Nicolson
36 - Roderick Macleod
41 - Donald Macdonald
41 - Donald J Macleod

New Holdings, Leurbost
4 - Murdo Maclean
5 - Alexander Morrison
9 - John D Macleod
11 Daniel Nicolson

Crossbost
31 - Malcolm Macleod

HMY Iolaire, 1st Jan 1919
Ranish


20 - Malcolm Nicolson
21 - Alexander Macleod
23B- Donald Macdonald
31 - John Macleod
41 - Donald Macaulay
43 - Allan Macleod

Crossbost
2 - Donald Macleod
13 - John Macleod

Grimshader
3 - Malcolm Macleod
11B - John Macaulay

Leurbost
11 - Alexander Mackenzie
11 - Allan Macleod
16 - John Mackenzie
16 - Alexander Mackenzie
29 - Kenneth Smith
34 - Donald Smith
35 - Donald Maclean
36 - Roderick Macdonald
39 - Murdo Maclean
42 - Angus Macdonald
46 - Angus Macleod

Achmore
5 - Donald Smith

Erected in memory of all who fought and died for freedom.
At the going down of the Sun, and in the Morning, we will remember them

NORTH LOCHS WAR MEMORIAL
1914-1918 1939-1945
and the tragedy of
HMY IOLAIRE 1st JAN 1919

Due to the poor quality of the original photograph, transcription errors are possible
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 1:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

One of the Cromore names from the Royal Bank of Canada's Roll of Honour

http://www.rbc.com/history/celebrating-our-history/in-remembrance/wwi-roll-of-honour.html

William A. Bruce
Lieutenant Bruce born at Cromore, Isle of Lewis, Scotland around 1890. Originally enlisted from the Union Bankís Head Office in Winnipeg, Manitoba with the 210th Battalion on September 9, 1916. Seconded to the 104th Squadron, Royal Air Force on October 12, 1917, and promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on February 17, 1918. Died on May 25, 1918.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2015 7:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Further information on William Bruce on this page
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2015 7:11 pm    Post subject: Donald MacLeod 39, Ranish Reply with quote

Donald MacLeod Private 3/6210 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Lochs e Stornoway Age 18 Killed in Action West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 02/03/1916 Son of Catherine MacLeod, of 39, Ranish, Lochs, Stornoway, Lewis. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2015 9:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Further info on all Lewis casualties on this link.
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