Tributes from the Stornoway Gazette of 1917 and 1918
Donald Mackay, 6 Carloway
Mobilised with 3rd Seaforth Highlanders on declaration of war, crossed to France in its early stages and was severely wounded at Neuve Chapelle. After recovering from his wounds he was transferred to the Royal Scots and served with them in the Balkans and in Egypt. Returned to France in June 1916 and was again wounded twice. He was promoted Regimenal Sergeant Major at 21 years of age.