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Louis Macleod (1918-1941) was a son of Lewis Macleod and Isabella Macinnes, 37 Gravir.
He enrolled with the Royal Naval Reserve, S/N AX19566, on August 30, 1937. His record indicates that he was 5ft 10½ in tall with dark hair, green eyes and a fresh complexion. He was a fisherman and joined the Merchant Navy in 1938. Louis travelled to Australia and the River Plate on SS Almeda Star and to the North Pacific on unknown ship 146238.
He was Mobilised on September 24, 1939 and served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. Louis survived when HMS Carinthia was torpedoed early in the War. He was lost overboard when the HMS Boadicea was caught in severe weather.
Louis was aged 22, his name is commemorated on the Chatham War Memorial, the Pairc War Memorial and the Lewis War Memorial in Stornoway.