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Death of Angus Mackay

Death of Angus Mackay

Excerpt from Stornoway Gazette and West Coast Advertiser

LOCAL AND DISTRICT NEWS: UIG

July 15, 1917

VALTOS HERO FALLS - Last week Mr. William MacKay, Valtos, received intimation of the death of his son, Pte. Angus MacKay, Gordon Highlanders, on the 28th June last, in the Casualty Clearing Station, France. He died from shell wound in the back. Pte. Mackay went to France very early in the war and had been wounded twice previously - the first time very seriously. Great sympathy is extended to his parents and relatives in their bereavement.

 

Title: Death of Angus Mackay
Record Type: Stories, Reports and Traditions
Type: Newspaper Article
Date: 1917
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 64694