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Lewis Macleod

Lewis Macleod

Lewis Macleod (1877-1951) was a son of Evander Macleod and Annabella Nicolson, 37 Gravir.

On April 1, 1903 he enrolled with Royal Naval Reserve S/Ns B1151 and C2976. His records indicate that he was 5ft 9¼ in tall with blue eyes,  a fair complexion and two small scars above his right eye. Lewis was a fisherman on Banff and Stornoway registered fishing boats including the Thistle and the Mary Jane. 

In Lochs, in 1910, he married Isabella Macinnes, 8 Gravir, Lewis and Isabella settled at 37 Gravir and they had six children.

Lewis was Mobilised on August 14, 1914 and served in the Royal Navy in the First World War. Based at HMS Pembroke and aboard HMS Edinburgh Castle, HMS Prize and HMS Victory. He received £13.15/- in Prize Money and is mentioned in Loyal Lewis: Roll of Honour 1914-1918.

 

 

Title: Lewis Macleod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Louis Iomhair Dhonnchaidh
Date of Birth: 13-02-1877
Date of Death: 16-07-1951
Date of Marriage: 1910
Occupation: Fisherman, Royal Naval Reservist, Royal Navy
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 1210
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 9040