Donald Maciver, 13 Vatisker

Private DONALD MACIVER

Last address in Lewis: 13 Vatisker,
Son of Kenneth Maciver
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7218
Enlisted at Stornoway
Date of death: 26 April 1915
Killed in action at Hill 60
Interred: Seaforth Cemetery, Cheddar Villa, B. 1. (Headstone "A" 29).
Local memorial: Back

The 1901 census shows Donald, aged 4, at 13 Vatisker, living with his parents Kenneth (30) and Isabella (28) as well as his siblings John (6), William (3) and George (1 month). The family share the house with Isabella's parents Angus and Isabella Macleod, both aged 60.

Donald's brother William served in the RNR, and his brother John was a corporal in the Seaforth Highlanders. 

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