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Sapper ALEXANDER JOHN MACAULAY

Neon Choinnich Ruaidh
Last address in Lewis: 14 Keose
Son of Kenneth and Mary MacAulay, of Keose, Isle of Lewis.
Service unit: 59th Field Coy Royal Engineers
Service number: 47163
Date of death: 31 May 1940 at the age of 28
Interred: De Panne Communal Cemetery, spec memorial plot 2, row C, grave 25
Killed in action in Belgium
Local memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
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Seaman ANGUS MCLEOD
Niers

Last address in Lewis: Gatehouse, Keose
Service unit: Royal Navy, HMS Worcestershire
Service number: C/X 7514C
Date of death: 3 April 1941
Memorial: Chatham Naval, panel 49, column 3
Survived the sinking of the 'Dunvegan Castle' but was later drowned when the 'Worcestershire' was torpedoed
Local memorial: Kinloch, Laxay
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Private HECTOR ROSS MACRAE
Eachainn a' Mhans

Last address in Lewis: The Manse, Keose Glebe
Also quoted at 13 South Beach Street, Stornoway
Son of Farquar and Annabella MacRae; husband of Nellie MacRae, of Oldham, Lancashire.
Service unit: Pioneer Corps
Service number: 13024483
Date of death: 4 June 1942 at the age of 41
Interred: Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery, grave 3. B. 1
Died of injuries sustained in a road traffic accident in Cyprus
Local memorial: Kinloch, Laxay

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