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David Macinnes

David Macinnes

David Macinnes (1899-1919) was a son of Peter Macinnes and Ann Nicolson, 2 Lemreway.

He enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve, S/N DA19531, on February 12, 1918. His record indicates that he was 5ft 9in tall with grey eyes and pale complexion. He was immediately Mobilised and served in the Royal Navy in the First World War. Based at HMS Pembroke and aboard HMT Daniel Henley, HMS Halcyon and HMS Implacable.War Memorial

David was lost in the Iolaire Disaster of 1st January 1919, aged 19 and is buried in Gravir Cemetery. His name is commerorated in Loyal Lewis Roll of Honour and on the Pairc War Memorial, the Stornoway War Memorial, the Iolaire Memorial at Holm and the Iolaire Centenary Memorial in Stornoway.




Title: David Macinnes
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Dàibhidh Phàdruig Dhòmhnaill
Date of Birth: 25-12-1899
Date of Death: 01-01-1919
Occupation: Royal Naval Reservist, Royal Navy
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 4533
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 56707