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Non-native casualties

These casualties are buried in the Isle of Lewis, but do not originate from there.

Ordinary Seaman JAMES HERBERT OTWAY
Son of Frederick Robert and Kathleen Otway; nephew of Celia A. Smith, of Sedgeford, Norfolk.
Regiment or service: Merchant Navy, SS Rotorua
Date of death: 11 December 1940 at the age of 18
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2969.

Seaman HERBERT CHARLES HILL
Regiment or service: Mercantile Marine, SS Eaglescliffe Hall
Son of Henry Hill (himself deceased) and Sarah-Ann Hill of 18 Pendarvis Terrace, Aberavon, Port Talbot, Glamorgan [Wales]
Date of death: 18 January 1941 at the age of 19
Was found dead in Stornoway Harbour
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery
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Air Fitter BRIAN RALPH O'SHEA
Son of Cyril Bernard and Winifred May O'Shea, of Leicester.
Regiment or service: Royal Navy, HMS Lanka
Service number: FX 75495
Date of death: 30 March 1941 at the age of 18
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2981.

Assistant Steward RONALD WILLIAM GEORGE HOWLETT
Regiment or service: Merchant Navy, MV Staffordshire
Date of death: 28 March 1941 at the age of 35
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2972.

Stoker 1st class JACK PETTIGREW
Son of Archibald Pettigrew, and of Amelia Pettigrew, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Regiment or service: Royal Canadian Navy Reserve, H.M.C.S. Trillium
Service number: A/2383
Date of death: 12 April 1941 at the age of 33
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2973.
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Able Seaman DONALD MORRISON ROBERTSON
Son of James and Jessie Robertson, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Regiment or service: Royal Canadian Navy Reserve, H.M.C.S. Trillium
Service number: 3302
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Date of death 12 April 1941 at the age of 20
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery: Sec. M. Grave 2974.
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Ordinary Telegraphist CLIFFORD HINDLE GREENWOOD
Son of Christopher Hindle Greenwood and Helena May Greenwood, of St. Vitah Manitoba. Canada.
Regiment or service: Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve, H.M.C.S. Trillium
Service number: V/9888
Date of death: 12 April 1941 at the age of 19
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2975.
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Lance Corporal GEORGE WILLIAM CANNON
Son of Edwin and Annie Evelyn Cannon, of Coalpool, Staffordshire; husband of Emily Harriet Cannon, of Walsall, Staffordshire.
Regiment or service: Royal Engineers, 940 (I.W.T.) Operating Coy.
Service No: 4912161
Date of death: 3 July 1941 at the age of 33
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2976.

Gunner PATRICK KING
Son of John and Margaret King, of Greenock, Renfrewshire; husband of Catherine Robertson King, of Greenock.
Regiment or service: Royal Artillery, 3 Bty., 2 Lt. A.A.Maritime Regt
Service No: 1784428
Date of death: 27 August 1941 at the age of 36
Sandwick Cemetery: Sec. M. Grave 2977.
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Rigger's Mate SYDNEY GILBERT BALL
Son of Gilbert and Edith Fanny Ball, of Eastbourne, Sussex; husband of Annie Grace Ball, of Baldock, Hertfordshire.
Regiment or service: Royal Navy, H.M.S. Barsound
Service No: R/JX.206003
Date of death: 1 December 1941 at the age of 32
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. 17. Grave 2978.

Able Seaman ALBERT EDWARD GILLARD
Son of John Henry and Mary Gillard.
Regiment or service: Royal Navy, H.M.S. Barsound
Service number: C/SR.67717
Date of death: 1 December 1941 at the age of 23
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2979.

Flying Officer (Pilot) JOHN DEREK BREARLEY RIGBY
Son of John Kay Rigby and Grace Annie Rigby, of Dartmouth. B.A. (Cantab.); Administrative Officer, Tanganyika Territory.
Regiment or service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 500 Sqdn.
Service number: 68415
Date of death: 1 August 1942 at the age of 22
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2980.

Pilot Officer (W.Op./Air Gnr.) FRANK RICHARD HANCOCK
Son of Frank Richard and Agnes Hancock; husband of Nora Hancock, of Heaton, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
Regiment or service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 500 Sqdn.
Service number: 113269
Date of Death: 31 July 1942
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2981.

Sailor W. WRIGHT
Regiment or service: Merchant Navy, SS Cantick Head
Date of death: 27 July 1943
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery

Flight Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) THOMAS MICHAEL GLEDHILL
Son of Walter Vine Gledhill and Dora Gledhill, of Wakefield, Yorkshire; husband of Margaret Gledhill, of Wakefield.
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 58 Sqdn.
Service number: 1433900
Date of death: 14 April 1945 at the age of 22
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 2983.

Flying Officer (Bomb Aimer) WALTER RODERICK MATHESON
Son of Walter and Annabella Matheson, of Stornoway.
Regiment or service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Service number: 136890
Date of death: 16 November 1943 at the age of 22
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. L. Grave 2003.

Sergeant (W.Op./Obs.) ALISTAIR ROBERT MacKAY
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander MacKay; stepson of Annie MacKay (nee Macleod), of Stornoway
Regiment or service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 143 Sqdn.
Service number: 979566
Date of death: 31 May 1942 at the age of 25
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. O. Grave 1859.

Stores Assistant RODERICK MACPHERSON MURRAY
Son of Donald and Annie Murray, of Stornoway.
Regiment or service: Royal Navy, H.M.S. Victory
Service number: P/MX.122721
Date of death: 15 November 1945 at the age of 21
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 1758.

Corporal JOHN RODERICK INNIS
Son of William Henry and Flora Innis, of Stornoway.
Regiment or service: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, 1st Bn. The Liverpool Scottish
Service No: 2932102
Date of death: 2 January 1942 at the age of 23
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. O. Grave 1419.

Able Seaman JOHN FOSTER MORRISON
Son of Seaman Warnes Morrison and Annie Morrison, of Cambois, Northumberland.
Regiment or service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, HMS Achates
Service number: C/TD/X 2032
Date of death: 25 July 1941
Memorial: Chatham Naval, panel 50, column 2
Interred: Old Ness Cemetery

Chief Steward FRANK JAMES FOX
Son of Albert and Alice Fox, of Hull; husband of Emma Fox, of Hull.
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy, S.S. Severn Leigh
Date of death: 5 September 1940 at the age of 65
Lost in sinking of ship, torpedoed by U-37
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. O. grave 2813.

Lieutenant Colonel REGINALD GEORGE BREADMORE, OBE
Son of Walter and Beatrice Breadmore; husband of Kay Breadmore, of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. A.M.I.Mech. E.
Service unit: Indian Army Ordnance Corps
Date of death: 29 March 1941 at the age of 42
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery, Sec. M. Grave 3006

HELEN MARY BALLARD
Civilian
Date of death: 31 March 1942 at the age of 44
Died in Lewis Hospital as a result of injuries sustained at sea 2 days before
Interred: Sandwick Cemetery

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