Name :              Donald Macleod

Gaelic Name:    'Domhnall Iain Saighdeir'

                          Domhnall, Mac Dhomhnaill Bhig Mhic Iain Saighdeir

                          Son of Donald and Anne Macleod

Address:             3 North Tolsta


Rank:   Leading Seaman
Service unit:   RNR - Served three years in foreign waters on HMS Victory.
Service number: 3968/SD
Date of Death:   1st January 1919
Age:  20 years
Theatre of War:   Drowned when 'HMY Iolaire' sank at the entrance to Stornoway Harbour.
Interred:   North Tolsta Cemetery

North Tolsta Memorial Cairn

North Tolsta WW1 Memorial Plaque

Additional information:

Donald had served 3 years on active service on 'HMS Victory' in foreign waters and was on his way home for his first leave.

 See page - 'HMY Iolaire' Disaster




WW1 British Campaign Medals

Victory Medal

1914 -1915 Star

British War Medal