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Malcolm Macdonald

Malcolm Macdonald

Malcolm (1887-1915) was a son of Alexander Macdonald and Isabella Macdonald, 1 Habost. In the 1890s the family moved to 9 Habost.

Malcolm was a sergeant with the Cameron Highlanders. He served in the Army for 6 years, first in India before coming to the Western Front where he was killed in action in Belgium on 8th May 1915, aged 28.

He is mentioned in Loyal Lewis: Roll of Honour 1914-1918 and his name is commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Pairc War Memorial and Lewis War Memorial, Stornoway.


Title: Malcolm Macdonald
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Calum Alasdair Sheumais
Date of Birth: 1887
Date of Death: 08-05-1915
Occupation: Soldier
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 1578
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 11530