View Record Number 238

View Record Number 238 - Mr. Donald MacIntyre

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Name:Mr. Donald MacIntyre
North Boisdale
South Uist
Date of funeral:30/10/1992
Funeral Location:St. Peter's RC Church, Daliburgh
Presider:Canon John Angus Galbraith
Occupation:Piper and soldier
Additional Info:Donald' sloinneadh (ancestry) was: "Domhnall Choinnich", which when translated from Gaelic means "Donald son of Kenneth."

"At the beginning of the last war Donald joined the 4/5 Camerons as a piper and was taken captive by the Germans at Ft. Valerie. He was to spend the rest of the war in a Prisoner of War camp in Germany in Stalag 9c. The conditions in the POW camps were desperate and had a lasting effect on Donald's health. He was released at the end of the war and returned home. He was to stay at home from then on working in the sea-weed factory. He had a great love of piping and was pipe major of the T. A. Pipe Band and the Bornish Pipe Band. His love of piping remained with him the rest of his days." (Written By Canon John Angus Galbraith)
Death Register Number:92/13
Gravestone Inscription:In Loving Memory Of
Donald MacIntyre
North Boisdale
Died 27th October 1992
Aged 73
Beloved Husband Of
Mary Morrison
Died 5th November 1994
Aged 68 Years

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Mr. Kenneth MacIntyre (Son) (deceased) view record.

Mrs. Mary MacIntyre (Spouse) (deceased) view record.