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Loss of Uig Boys on HMS Avenger

Loss of Uig Boys on HMS Avenger

Excerpt from Stornoway Gazette and West Coast Advertiser


Friday, December 18, 1942

LOST ON ACTIVE SERVICE - It was with deep regret that the community learned that two West Uig lads have lost their lives on H.M.S Avenger. They are Neil Buchanan, son of Malcolm Buchanan, 11 Breanish, and Malcolm MacKay, son of the late Alexander MacKay, 24 Valtos [15 Valtos]. Buchanan has a brother serving with the Army. MacKay's father gave his life in the last war.


Title: Loss of Uig Boys on HMS Avenger
Record Type: Stories, Reports and Traditions
Type: Newspaper Article
Date: 1942
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 64683