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Donald Angus Macritchie

Donald Angus Macritchie

Donald Angus Macritchie (1910-1989) was a son of Kenneth Macritchie and Colina Matheson, 38 Gravir.

He enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve, S/Ns AX14389, BX9034 and CX7824, on April 10, 1928. His records indicate that he was 5ft 4¾ in tall with fair hair, blue eyes and a fresh complexion. Donald Angus was a fisherman on Stornoway registered fishing boats, including the Maria Stella,  the Rose, the Mary Jane and the Handy, until he was mobilised on September 29, 1938.

Donald Angus served in the Royal Navy  during the Second World War. Based at HMS Beaver, HMSClaverhouse, HMS Europa, HMS Fort Angelo, HMS Nile, HMS Nimrod, HMS Wildfire,

Donald Angus later settled at 6 Mackenzie Street, Stornoway where he was a painter and decorator. He married a lady from Point and they had two sons.


Title: Donald Angus Macritchie
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Dòmhnall Angaidh Choinnich Thormoid
Date of Birth: 14-03-1910
Date of Death: 1989
Occupation: Fisherman, Royal Naval Reservist, Royal Navy, Painter and Decorator
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 1267
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 9248