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Rev. Dr. Murdo Kennedy Macleod

Rev. Dr. Murdo Kennedy Macleod

Murdo Kennedy Macleod (1895-1979 was a son of John Macleod and Mary Kennedy, 3 Calbost.

He graduated MA at Glasgow University and was awarded a Doctorate for a thesis on Babylonian Religions. Ordained at Govanhill Free Church, Glasgow, in 1921. He was appointed to the Royal Air Force Chaplaincy Branch in 1926. Before the outbreak of the Second World War, he served in Mesopotamia, Egypt and Greece.

During the War he was appointed Principal Chaplain, RAF (Scotland and Northern Ireland) and in 1950, he was appointed Principal Presbyterian Chaplain to the RAF, based at the Air Ministry, London. After 26 years continuous service, Dr Macleod retired in the rank of Group Captain in 1952 and was inducted to the Parish Ministry of Innishail, Glenorchy, where he remained for 18 years.


Title: Rev. Dr. Murdo Kennedy Macleod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Murchadh Iain Iain an Choinnich
Also Known As: Murdo K
Date of Birth: 1895
Date of Death: 1979
Occupation: Minister
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 2075
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 15567