5 November 1915

The battalion is in northern France, midway between Amiens and Arras.

Misty early, some rain later, but it held up, though it was dull threatening. Continued work as on 5th [sic] Nov, early mist helped us a lot. 48th Div bombarded Germans on our left, but without causing retaliation on us.

Son of Murdo and Christina McLean, of 35, Breasclet, Uig, Stornoway.
Last address in Lewis: 35B Breasclete
Military unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 3/7116
Date of death: 5 November 1915 at the age of 20
Died of wounds sustained the previous day
Interred: Beauval Communal cemetery, grave C. 25
Local memorial: East Loch Roag, Callanish

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