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Neil Macleod (1912-1981) was a son of John Macleod and Catherine Macmillan, 10 Kershader. Neil was in the Seaforth Highlanders, 51st Highland division.
He served in the Royal Artillery in the Second World War and was captured in St Valery in 1940. Neil was a prisoner of war in Poland for five years.
In Lochs, in 1946, he married Christina Matheson, 25 Gravir. Neil and Christina settled at 10 Kershader and they had two children.
Before the war he worked in the mills in Stornoway. After the war he was a weaver, a school cleaner and the Registrar for South Lochs.