Private GEORGE MACSWEEN
Last address in Lewis: 1 Upper Garrabost,
Son of Mr. and Mrs. John MacSween, of 1, Upper Garrabost, Stornoway.
Service unit: 4th Gordon Highlanders
Service number: 1595
Date of death: 16 June 1915 at the age of 24
Killed in action in Flanders
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial, Panel 39 to 41
Local memorial: Point (Garrabost); Nicolson Institute WW1, right panel
Slightly wounded day before, but declined treatment in order not to miss attack next day. Fell in that attack. Was a student at Aberdeen Training College when he joined the Gordons.
Private MURDO MACSWEEN
Last address in Lewis: 8 Lower Garrabost,
Son of Murdo and Christina McSween, of Garrabost, Stornoway.
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7442
Date of death: 15 July 1916 at the age of 19
Killed in action
Interred: Doullens Communal Cemetery extension, no 1, grave III. D. 5
Local memorial: Point (Garrabost)