58 - RECORDS OF THE MEN OF LOCHBROOM
S/16380. PRIVATE ANGUS MACKAY,
13th Bn. A. & S. Highlanders.
He left a widow and four sons. Mrs. Angus Mackay, lately living at Leckmelm.
Before the War he was employed as a Tailor, and his employer wrote of him as “a most loyal and conscientious worker“.
|Served for 10 years in the R.N.R.
|Joined the A. & S. Highlanders
|Served in France and afterwards in Salonika from
||June. 1916. |
|Died of Malaria in the 48th General Hospital, Salonika
||8th Aug. 1917. |
Had one brother serving the R.N.R.
“So they gave their bodies – and received, each for his own memory, praise that will never die; and with it, the grandest of all sepulchres, not that in which their mortal bones are laid, but a home in the minds of men where their glory remains fresh to stir to speech or action as the occasion comes by.“