For the purposes of this site, only the entry in the margin of the war diary is relevant.
L/C Macmillan who contracted cerebro-spinal meningitis on 16th March died 27th March. Only case.
Lance Corporal DUNCAN MACMILLAN
Last address in Lewis: 23 Lemreway,
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Macmillan, of 23, Lemreway, Lochs, Stornoway, Lewis.
Service unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 283
Date of death: 27 March 1915 at the age of 27
Died of meningitis in St Omer
Interred: Longuenesse Souvenir Cemetery, St Omer, grave I. A. 71
Local memorial: Pairc, Kershader
Had been with 1st Seaforths for 7 years, went to France with vanguard of Expeditionary Force