John Mackay, 48 Carloway

Miss Annie Mackay, 48 Carloway, has been informed that her brother, Lieut. John mackay, Canadians, died on 3 October 1918 as the result of wounds received in action. Lieut John Mackay went through the South African War. He went to Canada some years ago, and when war was declared he joined the Canadian army and was soon promoted. Two other brothers, Murdo and Donald, have similarly made the supreme sacrifice. The trio were a fine set of young men,m open, frank and kind-hearted, beloved by one another and highly respected by all who knew them. The greatest sympathy goes out to the sore stricken family in their great sorrow.

11 October 1918

From the Roll of Honour
Had served with the Camerons in the South African war and rejoined from Canada in 1914. Served in Egypt with 3rd Bn. Seaforth Highlanders.

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