View across the Outer Harbour of Stornoway

Tuesday, 23 December 2008

Remembering Today

23 December
On this day in the First World War, this man from the Isle of Lewis lost his life in the service of King & Country. RIP.


Last address in Lewis: Stag Road, Stornoway
Regiment or division: Royal Navy, HMS Surprise
Service number: 196893
Date of death: 23 December 1917
Drowned off Holland
Memorial: Chatham Naval
Memorial reference: 21
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial