15229: Murdo Kennedy

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Murdo (1865-1947)) was a  son of Roderick Kennedy and Janet Macmillan, 2 Calbost. In 1866 the family obtained the tenancy of 2a Calbost

In Lochs, in 1895 he married Ann Mackenzie, 26 Crossbost.  Murdo and Ann settled at 14 Calbost and they had nine children.

Murdo was a regular soldier, having served 17 years in the Seaforth Highlanders. He served in India, South Africa and Egypt and he held two medals with seven clasps. When his son Roderick was killed early in the First World War he volunteered twice for active service but because of his age (about 50 years) he was not accepted.


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An Saighdear
Date Of Birth:
12 Mar 1865
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Brothers Keeper Reference:
CEP 2020
Soldier; Crofter
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