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Malcolm Mackenzie

Malcolm Mackenzie

Malcolm Mackenzie (1911-1995) was a son of John Mackenzie and Mary Mackay, 7 Garyvard.

He enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve, S/Ns AX16361 and BX10153, on May 12, 1932. His records indicate that he was 5ft 9¼ in tall with dark brown hair and eyes and a fresh complexion. Malcolm was a fisherman on Stornoway registered boats including the Try Again. He joined the Merchant Navy in 1934 and travelled to Port Churchill on the SS Brandon.

In August 1937 he moved to 9 Crathie Drive in Partick and then 7 Havelock Street and worked at J Symons, Clydebank and the Clyde Granary. Malcolm was Mobilised on August 30, 1939 and served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. Based at HMS Fort St Angelo, HMS Orlando, HMS Trelawney,  HMS Pembroke and aboard HMS Chitral and HMS Salopian.

Malcolm settled in Glasgow and later returned to Lewis.


Title: Malcolm Mackenzie
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Calum Iain Dhòmhnaill
Also Known As: Calum Iain Dhòmhnaill an ic Choinnich
Date of Birth: 28-12-1911
Date of Death: 1995
Occupation: Fisherman, Royal Naval Reservist, Royal Navy
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 4148
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 51322