Tributes from the Stornoway Gazette of 1917 and 1918
John Macdonald Smith, 3 Keith Street, Stornoway
Graduated MA at Glasgow in April 1914. Was in 2nd year of Theological Course when war broke out. Joined Officers' Training Corps in October 1914 and was one of the first to offer himself for military service when an invitation was extended to members to submit their names for commissions. In the spring of 1915 received a commission in the Special Reserve of Officers, shortly afterwards drafted to the 12th SR.