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Seaman DONALD MACKINNON
Dollan Peigi Thormoid Choinnich

Last address in Lewis: 4 Leurbost
Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Killed in action in Mediterranean, buried in Napels
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost

Able Seaman RODERICK MACRAE
Rodigan Ruairidh Bhabaich

Last address in Lewis: 25 Leurbost
Son of Roderick and Jessie MacRae.
Service: Merchant Navy, SS Aguila
Date of death: 19 August 1941 at the age of 18
Lost on ship
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 3
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost

Able Seaman KENNETH DANIEL MACIVER
Coinneach Alasdair Aoinghais Ruairidh, Keannachan

Last address in Lewis: 26 Leurbost
Service: Merchant Navy, SS Kirkland
Date of death: 23 April 1942 at the age of 20
Interred: Alexandria, Egypt
Mentioned on family gravestone in Crossbost Cemetery, Lewis
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost
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Seaman DONALD NICOLSON
Domhnull Choinnich Duinn, Doda
Last address in Lewis: 26 Leurbost
Son of Kenneth and Mary Nicolson, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Alaunia
Service number: D/X20139A
Drowned in 10 April 1942 at the age of 22
Interred: Kirkee War Cemetery, grave 4. K. 1.
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost
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Corporal RODERICK MACLEOD
Ruairidh Aoinghais Shonnie Iain Og
Last address in Lewis: 36 Leurbost
Son of Angus and Maggie Macleod, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service: 5th Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 14214610
Date of death: 8 Augustus 1944 at the age of 21
Killed in France
Interred: Ranville War Cemetery, grave II. D. 19.
Mentioned on family gravestone in Crossbost Cemetery, Lewis
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost

Able Seaman DONALD MACDONALD
Domhnull Ruairidih Doi

Last address in Lewis: 41 Leurbost
Service: Merchant Navy
Missing
Date of death: 17 February 1942 at the age of 30
Survived wreck of Prince of Wales at Kuantan Malaysia
Mentioned on family gravestone at Crossbost
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost

Able Seaman DONALD JOHN MACLEOD
Domhnall Ian Ruairidh

Last address in Lewis: 41 Leurbost
Son of Roderick and Isabella MacLeod, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Merchant Navy, Modesta
Date of death: 25 April 1942 at the age of 19
Lost on ship off Bermuda
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 70
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost
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Able Seaman MURDO MACLEAN
Murchadh Chenidh Choinnich Mhurchaidh Ailean

Last address in Lewis: 4 New Holdings, Leurbost
Son of Kenneth and Mary Ann Maclean, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Merchant Navy, MV Fishpool
Date of death: 26 July 1943 at the age of 21
Lost on ship
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 49
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost
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Seaman ALEXANDER MORRISON
Alasdair Mhurchaidh

Last address in Lewis: 5 New Holdings, Leurbost
Son of Murdo and Mary Morrison, of Leurbost, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Royal Navy, HMT Force
Service number: LT/JX217792
Date of death: 27 June 1941 at the age of 29
Lost when ship was sunk by enemy aircraft off Great Yarmouth
Memorial: Lowestoft Naval, panel 5, column 3
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost
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Seaman JOHN DANIEL MACLEOD
John Daniel Iain Thomais

Last address in Lewis: 9 New Holdings, Leurbost
Son of John and Mary MacLeod, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Service: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Exmouth
Service number: P/X20251A
Date of death: 21 January 1940 at the age of 22
Lost when ship was mined off Wick
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval, panel 44, column 1
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost
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Seaman DONALD NICHOLSON
Danny Shonnie Murdo Thormoid Dhuinn

Last address in Lewis: 11 New Holdings, Leurbost
Son of John and Isabella Nicholson
Service: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Camito
Service number: P/X 20190A
Date of death: 6 May 1941 at the age of 21
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval memorial, panel 60, column 2
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost
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