48 - RECORDS OF THE MEN OF LOCHBROOM
S/40280. PTE. RODERICK M'LEOD,
4th Bn. The Seaforth Highlanders.
Son of Mr. Alexander M'Leod, Blair Buie, Rieff, Achiltibuie.
|Joined the 4th Seaforths
|Proceeded to France
|Where he was transferred to the 7th Seaforths
|Killed at Arras
||9th April, 1917. |
Had one brother serving -
- Alexander M'Leod, Seaforths.
“ ’Tis the land we love as dearly as our life, G
rey and green, and flecked with heather, fair and free.
O sad mother of our race,
We shall proudly take our place
For glory or for death – for thee.”
– L. M'Lean Watt.
The official records state that he was Lance Corporal and not a Private and that his age was 28 and not 29.
On his grave the following is written: "THE LORD GAVE AND THE LORD HATH TAKEN AWAY."