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Roderick Finlayson

Roderick Finlayson

Roderick Finlayson (1894-1962) was a son of John Finlayson and Catherine Macfarlane, 8 Marvig.

During the First World War Roderick was a Merchant seaman and served with Royal Naval Reserve based at Liverpool on HMS Eaglet and overseas in India, Egypt and the Dardanelles. His name is mentioned in Loyal Lewis.

Roderick was one of the survivors of the Iolaire Disaster of 1st January 1919

He emigrated to Canada and settled at Vancouver with his wife Jean Munro, ex Melvaig, Wester Ross.


Title: Roderick Finlayson
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Ruaridh Sheonaidh Ruairidh
Date of Birth: 06-11-1894
Date of Death: 11-05-1962
Occupation: Merchant Seaman, Royal Naval Reservist
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 5300
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 62613