78 - RECORDS OF THE MEN OF LOCHBROOM
Sergt. NORMAN M'LEOD,
An Engineer. Son of the Rev. Donald M’Leod,
Free Church Minister of Carloway, formerly of Achiltibuie, where
Sergt. M’Leod was born.
|Died of wounds and gas poisoning at Galin Military Hospital, U.S.A.
||20th April, 1918. |
Whilst still almost a boy he emigrated to America, where he began by ranching, and afterwards became an Engineer. He was one of the first solidiers from Billings to enlist for oversea service, and went through seven of the nine big engagements in France, and was one of the first Americans “over the top” at Chateau Theirry, where he was severely wounded and gassed.” “Extracts from the Billings Gazette, U.S.A.)
“When the old voices called us
We heard them and obeyed :
Whether we die or conquer
We have not been afraid”
– Lt. Alan MacKintosh.