Macphail


Seaman DONALD MACPHAIL
Last address in Lewis: 11 Borrowston
Son of Donald Macphail; husband of Marion Macphail, of 11, Borriston, Carloway, Stornoway.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Pembroke
Service number: 2222/D
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 44
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Dalmore Cemetery
Local memorial: Carloway


Seaman DONALD JOHN MACPHAIL
Last address in Lewis: 13 Doune Carloway
Son of John and Margaret MacPhail, of Carloway, Isle of Lewis.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve HMS Jupiter
Service number: D/X10578B
Date of death: 28 February 1942 at the age of 28
Lost on ship in battle of Java Sea
Memorial: Plymouth Naval, panel 75, column 1
Mentioned on gravestone in Dalmore Cemetery
Local memorial: Carloway


Seaman KENNETH MACPHAIL
Last address in Lewis: 24 Arnol
Son of Malcolm and Catherine MacPhail.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Pembroke
Service number: 3320/A
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 27
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Bragar Old Church Yard and extension
Local memorial: West Side, Bragar
Was the only survivor from a merchant ship which was torpedoed in the Mediterranean. He was in the sea for 36 hours before being found.


Seaman MALCOLM MACPHAIL
Last address in Lewis: 7 New Shawbost
Son of John and Catherine Macphail; husband of Jessie Mary Macphail, of South Bragar.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve HMBDV 42
Service number: P/X9363B
Date of death: 23 December 1943 at the age of 32
Killed on board ship
Interred: Bragar Cemetery


Seaman NORMAN MACPHAIL
Last address in Lewis: 32B Knock, Carloway
Son of Norman and Ann MacLeod MacPhail, of Doune; husband of Maggie MacPhail, of 32, Knock, Carloway, Stornoway.
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Venerable
Service number: 14663/DA
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 37
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire
Interred: Dalmore Cemetery
Local memorial: Carloway
Also quoted at 13 Duncarloway

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