42 - RECORDS OF THE MEN OF LOCHBROOM
9003A. SEAMAN SIMON M'LEOD,
R.N.R. H.M.S. Gurkha.
Son of Mr. Roderick M'Leod, Achduart, Achiltibuie.
|Joined in the summer of
|Served in H.M.S. (Destroyer) Gurkha
|Mined or torpedoed in the English Channel,
when all hands were lost except eight
|8th Feb. 1917. |
Had one brother serving -
- Donald M'Leod, Lovat Scouts.
“You, who read, may to-night go down upon your knees, and humbly thank the Great Disposer of the Universe for that He gave to you and to your country such men as the fishermen of Britain, to keep you safely, to feed you and to clothe you. You and Britain owe to these men everything.”
– From The Seafarers, by Major A. Corbett-Smith.