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Malcolm Macmillan

Malcolm Macmillan

Malcolm Macmillan (1910-1987) was a son of Murdo Macmillan and Christina Nicolson, 14 Gravir.

On November 10, 1928 he joined the Royal Naval Reserve, Service Number A14580 and re-enrolled under  BX1903 and CX7938. His records indicate that he was 5ft 10in tall with dark brown hair, brown eyes and a dark complexion.  Malcolm worked on Banff and Stornoway fishing boats, including the Coral and the Excel, from 1928-1937.

He joined the Merchant Navy and travelled to the River Plate, Russia, Australia and the West Indies. Malcolm was Mobilised on November 9, 1939 and served as a Leading Seaman and a Petty Officer in the Royal Navy throughout the War. Based at HMS Baldur,  HMS Claverhouse, HMS Eaglet, HMS Ferret, HMS Orlando, HMS Pembroke X and aboard HMS Epping and HMS Paris. His name is mentioned in  Roll of Honour: Pairc, Second World War.

Malcolm was a bachelor at 14 Gravir.

Title: Malcolm Macmillan
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Calum Mhurchaidh Dhòmnaill
Also Known As: Calum Mhurchaidh Anna
Date of Birth: 13-09-1910
Date of Death: 1987
Occupation: Fisherman, Royal Naval Reservist, Royal Navy, Merchant Navy
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 511
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 2859