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Neil Morrison

Neil Morrison

Neil Morrison (1893-1915) was a son of John Morrison and Marion Macinnes of 9 Calbost.

On November 28, 1911 he enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve Service Number A3878. Neil was a fisherman on Banff, Fraserburgh and Stornoway fishing boats including the Unity. He was Mobilised on August 4, 1914 and served in the Royal Navy in the First World War. He was based at HMS Pembroke and survived the sinking of HMS Hermes.  Neil was lost at sea, aged 22, on  February 3,1915 during the sinking of the HMS Clan MacNaughton. His name is commemorated on the Chatham War Memorial, Loyal Lewis, the Pairc War Memorial and the Lewis War Memorial in Stornoway.

 

Title: Neil Morrison
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Niall Iain Iain
Date of Birth: 05-01-1893
Date of Death: 03-02-1915
Occupation: Fisherman, Royal Naval Reservist, Royal Navy
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 2402
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 23552