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Murdo Macleod

Murdo Macleod

Murdo Macleod (1880-1964) was a son of Evander Macleod and Annabella Nicolson, 37 Gravir. He was a lighthouse keeper.

He joined the Royal Naval Reserve and served in the First World War. Murdo is mentioned in Loyal Lewis: Roll of Honour 1914-1918.

In Lochs, in 1908, he married Janet Kennedy, 33 Lemreway. Murdo and Janet settled at 37 Gravir and they had six children.

Murdo was widowed in 1924 and the family moved to 35 Gravir.  

After his wife died he wrote a song expressing his deep sorrow at the loss of his wife. It was known as 'Marbhrann'.

Title: Murdo Macleod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Murchadh Iomhair Dhòmhnaill
Date of Birth: 13-10-1880
Date of Death: 1964
Date of Marriage: 16-01-1908
Occupation: Fisherman, Lighthouse Keeper, Royal Naval Reservist
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 1162
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 8823