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Isle of Lewis War Memorial, Stornoway
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2015 7:28 am    Post subject: Duncan Campbell Pte GH Reply with quote

Duncan Campbell Private 3/5810 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Stornoway,Lewis e Stornoway Age 27 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 16/05/1915 On Memorial: Point Division. Le Touret Memorial M. R. 22 Panel 39 to 41
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2015 7:49 am    Post subject: Malcolm Crockett Pte GH Reply with quote

Malcolm Crockett Private 3/6013 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Stornoway e Stornoway Age 20 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 24/10/1914 Son of James and Annie Crockett, of 14, Point St., Stornoway. Roll of Honour Vol III: Page 66. Le Touret Memorial M. R. 22 Panel 39 - 41 Glasgow Herald 27-11-14 Nicolson Institute, Stornoway & Stornoway - Burgh & Central Division
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 9:52 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. John Macfarlane, Seaforths Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Wednesday, 15th November, 1916.
"Deaths on Service.
MACFARLANE.-
Died 20th October, from wounds in action, John Macfarlane, elder son of the late John F. Macfarlane, registrar, Stornoway."


SNWM - WW1
Surname MACFARLANE
Forename John
Rank Pte
Service number S/43197
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 20 October 1916
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 2nd Bn. formerly 1447 Essex Yeo.

SDGW - Enlisted Colchester, Essex.
France, 29th. November, 1914.

CWGC - MACFARLANE, John
Rank: Private.
Service No: S/43197.
Date of Death: 20/10/1916. Age: 24. (Died of wounds.)
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: II. E. 5.
Cemetery: GUILLEMONT ROAD CEMETERY, GUILLEMONT
Additional Information: Son of J. F. and Annie J. Macfarlane, of Stornoway. Came from Monte Video, South America, to enlist.

Headstone schedules record Miss J. Macfarlane, 42, Morrison Street, Glasgow, S.S.

1901 Census Ross & Cromarty, Stornoway, 17 Kenneth Street, recorded (transcription):- John Macfarlane (8 ), Scholar, son, born Ross-shire, Stornoway; John F. Macfarlane (56), Inspector of Poor & Registrar, born Rosss., Barvas; Annie I. Macfarlane (46), Wife, born Stornoway; siblings.
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Murdo Smith Private 337385 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Lochs, Ross-shire e Inverness Age 19 Died of Wounds Somme, France 02/12/1916 Son of Allan and Ann Smith, of 5, Calbost Lochs, Stornoway. Soldiers Effects: Mo: Annie. Puchevillers British Cemetery Fr 0074 Plot VI Row C Grave 14
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Refurbishments are underway at the memorial, which should be completed in time for this year's Remembrance Sunday ceremony.
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