The following list is the men who died during World War One and honoured on the Bettyhill War Memorial. If you have information or photographs of any of the men listed, or anyone from the area who took part in WWI, we’d love to hear from you! Please email Eileen Mackay at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kenneth Campbell, Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery
John McDonald, Sergeant, 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
Donald McDonald, Driver, Army Service Corps
Samuel McHardy, Private, 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
Christopher J. Mackay, Private, 2nd Bn Seaforth Highlanders
Donald Mackay, Gunner, Royal Naval Reserve
Donald Mackay, Seaman, Royal Naval Reserve
Donald A. Mackay, Private, 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
George Mackay, Private, 5th Bn Gordon Highlanders
John G. Mackay, Seaman, Royal Naval Reserve
John K McL. Mackay, Seaman, Royal Naval Reserve (T)
John M. Mackay, Private, 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
Robert Mackay, Private, 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
John Mackenzie, Private, 2nd Bn Scots Guards
John A. McLeod, Private, 2nd Bn The Hampshire Regiment
George Munro, Seaman, Royal Naval Reserve
Robert Murray, Private, 1st Lovat Scouts
Robert was born on 13th December 1896 to William John Murray (born 1865) and Marion Morrison (born 1873) of Achneiskich. The Lovat Scouts were to be a territorial force but on the outbreak of war on 4th August 1914 many volunteered for Imperial Service. This 1st line force landed in Gallipoli in September 1915 and were evacuated to Egypt in December 1915. Robert died on the 5th November 1915 and is buried at the Pieta Military Cemetery in Malta.
Grateful thanks to Robert’s great niece Nanette for the information.
Alexander R. Ross, Private, Canadian Transport Service
William Smail, Lance Corporal, 7th Bn Bedforshire Regiment