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John (1887-1974) was a son of Norman Maciver and Ann Maclennan, 9 Aird, Uig. John was working in Glasgow as a railway porter in 1912.
He emigrated to Australia but returned to Europe during the Great War, after enlisting with the Australia Army. At the time of his marriage in 1917, he was on war service in France as a private with the 13th Australian Machine Gun Co. He was subsequently gassed in France.
John was married to Janet Macarthur from Ardbeg, Islay and they had one son, also John, and a daughter Dolina, born in Glasgow.
John Sr. and family settled at 5 Ardroil, Uig and died there in 1974.