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Coulregrein

PERCEVAL ROAD
Major MURDO BUCHANAN

Last address in Lewis: 1 Perceval Road, Coulregrein
Son of Dr. Murdo Buchanan, M.B., Ch.B., and of Jeanie G. Buchanan, of Castleton, Argyllshire. M.B., Ch.B., D.P.H.
Service unit: Royal Army Medical Corps
Service number: 221587
Date of death: 12 August 1945 at the age of 29
Died at Madras. Was a doctor
Interred: Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, grave 7. F. 6

Seaman DONALD MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: 3 Perceval Road, Coulregrein
Service unit: Merchant Navy, SS Empire Concourse
Date of death: 15 July 1945 at the age of 29
Lost on ship which ran aground on Grassholm Island in a gale

Private WILLIAM JOHN MACDERMID
Last address in Lewis: 5 Perceval Road Coulregrein
Originally from 26 Plantation Road, Stornoway
Service unit: Royal Army Pay Corps
Service number: 401004263
Date of death: 5 August 1942 at the age of 40
Died in military hospital.

Rigger's Mate DONALD MACKINNON
Last address in Lewis: 7 Perceval Road Coulregrein
Originally from 4 Leurbost
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve HMBDV Barflake
Service number: R/X7380C
Date of death: 22 November 1943 at the age of 35
Killed in mining of ship off Naples.

CROSS STREET
Fusilier ALEXANDER ROBB

Last address in Lewis: 15 Cross Street, Coulregrein
Son of Flora Robb, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service unit: 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers
Service number: 2824896
Date of death: 29 June 1944 at the age of 30
Lost in German counter attack at Manvieu
Interred: St Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux, grave III. D. 12
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial

Stoker 2nd class WILLIAM MUNRO
Last address in Lewis: 21 Cross Street Coulregrein
Son of John and Christina Munro, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Larne
Service number: P/KX638968
Date of death: 15 October 1944 at the age of 21
Lost when ship was mined off Greece
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval, panel 86, column 2
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial
Mentioned on family gravestone in Sandwick Cemetery, Lewis
View tribute here

Galley boy JOHN WILLIAM MACKENZIE
Last address in Lewis: 22 Cross Street Coulregrein
Service unit: Merchant Navy, SS Samvern
Date of death: 18 January 1945 at the age of 19
Lost on ship mined in River Scheldt
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 91
View tribute here

SAND STREET
Gunner JOHN RODERICK FRASER

Fatty
Last address in Lewis: 12 Sand Street Coulregrein
Service unit: Royal Artillery, 39 Bty., 14 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Service number: 2815818
Date of death: 15 December 1943 at the age of 35
Killed in Italy
Interred: Bari War Cemetery, grave X. E. 8
View tribute here

Chief Stewart ALEXANDER JOHN MACKENZIE
Last address in Lewis: 13 Sand Street Coulregrein
Service unit: Merchant Navy, SS Blairnevis
Date of death: 8 March 1944 at the age of 43
Died at sea of coronary thrombosis

1 comment:

Ron LePage said...

John Roderick Fraser, Gunner 2815818 was my uncle.(My mothers brother) Anyone in the family that wishes to have information on John's parents or grandparents or other family members that lived in Canada are welcome to contact me at rlepage46@gmail.com