Name :              John Morrison

Gaelic Name:   Iain, Mac Choinnich Mhic Iain Mhoireasdan

                          Son of Kenneth and Mary  (Macleod ) Morrison

Address:          8 North Tolsta

 

Rank:                     Seaman

Service unit:         RNR

Service number:   4645/A

Date of Death:       1st January 1919

Age:                        25 years

Theatre of War:     Drowned in the sinking of 'HMY Iolaire'

Interred:                North Tolsta Cemetery

Memorial:              North Tolsta Memorial Cairn

                               North Tolsta WW1 Memorial Plaque

Additional information: Was at the Defence of Antwerp in 1914.

                                         Served in the Drake Battlion D/753, 16/09/14-27/10/14.

                                          Discharged to Portsmouth.

                                         Served on HMS Venerable 19/03/18- 1/01/19.

Decoration : Received D.C.M.

                                         

WW1 British Campaign Medals

Victory Medal

1914 -1915 Star

British War Medal