Tributes from the Stornoway Gazette of 1917 and 1918
John Macrae Mackenzie, 26 James Street, Stornoway
Joined up shortly after the outbreak of war. Served his apprenticeship in the local branch of the Bank of Scotland, qualified as a member of the Bankers' Institute, taking second place for Scotland. Met a soldier's death while gallantly rushing the enemy's third line of trenches.