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ISLE OF EIGG WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Bill Ball 2009

The memorial is a Bronze plaque with raised lettering, on a cairn at Cleadale, Isle of Eigg, Inverness-shire. Those killed and those who served and survived are listed in turn in (approximately) alphabetical order. There are 11 names for World War 1 8 of who served and returned and 3 who gave their lives; for World War 2 there are 29 names, 26 who served and returned and 3 who gave their lives. The memorial was unveiled in 2006.

Photograph Copyright © Bill Ball 2009

MAR CHUIMHNEACHAN AIR EILEANAICH EIGE,
A'THUIT AGUS A'SHEIBHEIS ANNS A CHEUD CHOGADH MHÓR,
AGUS ANNS AN DARA COGADH.

IN MEMORY OF THOSE ISLANDERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE TWO WORLD WARS AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED.

1914-1918

MacLELLAN

Angus

Private S/13551, 5th Bn. Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 25/9/1915, age 24. Son of Duncan McLellan and the late Helen McLellan, of Cleadale, Isle of Eigg. His brothers Archie and Donald also fell. Memorial Panel 119 to 124, Loos Memorial.

MacLELLAN

Archibald

Sailor, Mercantile Marine S.S. "Mangara" (Glasgow) memorial says "His Majesty's Transport". Killed at sea 28/7/1915, age 26. Son of Duncan McLellan and the late Helen McLellan, of Cleadale, Isle of Eigg. His brothers Donald and Angus also fell. Commemorated on Tower Hill Memorial.

MacLELLAN

Donald

Serjeant 12312, 100th Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 3/11/1916, age 22. Awarded M.M. Son of Duncan McLellan and the late Helen McLellan, of Cleadale, Isle of Eigg, Inverness-shire. His brothers Archibald and Angus also fell. Commemorated on Pier and Face 5C and 12C, Thiepval Memorial.

     

MacLELLAN

John

Private, Gordon Highlanders

MacLELLAN

Neil

Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

CAMPBELL

Neil

AB, Merchant Navy

MacDONALD

Dougald

Captain, Merchant Navy

MacKINNON

Angus

Trooper, Royal Horse Artillery

MacKINNON

Hugh

Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

MacLEOD

Donald

M.M., Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

MacLEOD

Ronald

Guardsman, Scots Guard

1939-1945

CAMPBELL

Duncan

Able Seaman, S.S. Empire Florizel (Greenock), Merchant Navy. Died at sea 21/7/1943, age 37. Son of Angus and Isabella Campbell. Memorial Panel 41, Tower Hill Memorial.

MacINTYRE

Duncan

Craftsman 3249892, 154 Inf. Base Workshops, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Died 4/6/1946, age 28. Son of John and Isabella MacIntyre; husband of Mary Jane MacIntyre, of Isle of Eigg. Buried in Kildonan Cemetery, Isle of Eigg.

MacKINNON

Donald Lachlan

Private 5959088, 2nd Bn. Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 1/6/1944, age 27. Son of John and Kate MacKinnon, of Bayview, Isle of Eigg. Grave I.R.6, Naples War Cemetery.

     

CAMPBELL

Catherine

ATS

CAMPBELL

Catriona

ATS

CAMPBELL

Donald Archie

AB, Merchant Navy

CAMPBELL

Donald

AB, Royal Marines

CAMPBELL

Duncan

AB, Merchant Navy

CAMPBELL

Isobel

WAAFS

CAMPBELL

John Alec

AB, Merchant Navy, POW

CAMPBELL

John

AB, Merchant Navy

CAMPBELL

Lachlan

AB, Merchant Navy, POW

CAMPBELL

Mary

Capt, Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps

CAMPBELL

Neil

AB, Merchant Navy

CAMPBELL

Roddy

AB, Royal Navy

MacDONALD

Archibald

AB, Merchant Navy

MacDONALD

Donald

Private, Royal Scots Fusilier

MacDONALD

John Angus

Military Police

MacDONALD

Roddy

AB, Merchant Navy

MacLEAN

Angie

ATS

MacLEAN

Ann

ATS

MacLEAN

Dr Hector

M.C., Medical Officer, 1st & 4th County of London Yeomanry

MacLEAN

Rachel

ATS

MacLEOD

Iain

AB, Merchant Navy

MacKINNON

Lachlan

AB, Merchant Navy

MacKINNON

Morag

Capt, Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps

MacKINNON

Roddy

AB, Merchant Navy

MacQUARRIE

Iain

AB, Merchant Navy

THOMPSON

Charles

AB, Merchant Navy

BITHIDH SINN 'NAR COMAIN Gù SIORRAIDH AIRSON AR MISNEACH
AGUS AR DAIGHNEACHD A THUG SIBH SEACHAD AIRSON AN
DùTHAICH AGAIBH.

WE SHALL BE FOREVER INDEBTED TO YOU FOR YOUR
BRAVERY AND SACRIFICE.


Last updated 2 August, 2009

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