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Malcolm Chisholm

Malcolm Chisholm

Malcolm Chisholm (1874-1947) was a son of Kenneth Chisholm and Marion Macleod,  29 Gravir.

He served with the Seaforth Highlanders Militia before transferring to the Camerons. Malcolm served in a number of places across the British Empire before fighting in the South African Wars (where he was awarded a medal) and at the Battle of Atbara in the Sudan (where he was wounded in the chin). Malcolm served in the First World War and is mentioned in Loyal Lewis: Roll of Honour 1914-1918. He returned to Scotland and was posted to Edinburgh Castle and then to the Cameron Barracks in Inverness.

At St Giles in  Edinburgh, in 1908, he married Johanna Macphail of 19 Gravir  and they raised ten of a family in Inverness.

An account of their family life was written by their daughter.

Title: Malcolm Chisholm
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Calum Choinnich Iain
Date of Birth: 20-04-1874
Date of Death: 1947
Date of Marriage: 1908
Occupation: Soldier, Piper
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 983
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 7924