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Malcolm Macleod

Malcolm Macleod

Malcolm (born 1877) was a son of Donald Macleod and Mary Macphail, 35b Gravir. 

On January 1, 1905, he enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve Service Number  B2914 and re-enrolled under D2823 and E227 giving a date of birth of March 1881. His records indicate that he was 5 ft 7 in tall, with dark hair, blue eyes, a fresh complexion and a tattoo of clasped hands, a flag and a thistle on his right wrist. Malcolm was a fisherman on Wick and Stornoway registered fishing boats.

In Lochs, in 1908, he married Annie Smith, 6 Marvig.  Malcolm and Annie settled on 35b Gravir  and they had seven children. 

He was Mobilised on August 21, 1914 and served in the Royal Navy in the First World War. Based at HMS Vivid III, HMS Donegal, HMS Grive and HMS Hazel. Malcolm was awarded £18.5/- in Prize Money and is mentioned in Loyal Lewis: Roll of Honour 1914-1918.

After the War He returned to fishing on the Mary and the Roselea.

The family later moved to 3 Glenside, Gravir.




Title: Malcolm Macleod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Calum Dhòmhnaill Chaluim
Also Known As: Calum Mairi
Date of Birth: 1877
Date of Marriage: 1908
Occupation: Fisherman, Royal Naval Reservist, Royal Navy
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 1148
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 8783