21 December 1915

The battalion is in action on the Western Front between Amiens and Arras in northern France

86th Battn RFA (Howitzers) registered on a suspected M G [machine gun] emplacement
(the ZOO) at K23670 and made good shooting. The 15th R I Rifles relieved us. The 1st Rifle Bde have gone back to the 11th Bde. Relief complete 8.10pm. Back to billets in MAILLY in good time.

Lewis casualty
Kenneth Murray died at home, suggesting he was wounded at an earlier date and repatriated. I have been unable to locate his service record. 
Son of John and Mary MacLennan Murray, of 43, South Shawbost, Stornoway.
Last address in Lewis: 43 South Shawbost
Military unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/8201
Date of death: 21 December 1915 at the age of 40
Interred: Bragar Old Church Yard and extension
Local memorial: West Side, Bragar

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