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Re: How are the deaths of people whose names are unknown recorded?
« Reply #18 on: Tuesday 30 November 21 16:07 GMT (UK) »
Thanks cath151.
The BRAEGLEN official number 94037, was sunk in collision with SARAH BROUGH, O/N 88915 on 2 August 1918, 12 miles W N of North Bay Buoy, in Liverpool Bay, voyage Llandulas for Ayr. SARAH BROUGH did not sink in this incident. Her registry was closed in 1952!
This appears to refer to the Kenneth Mcleod commemorated by CWGC. Ship given as HMS PRESIDENT III
https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/667906/kenneth-mcleod/

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Re: How are the deaths of people whose names are unknown recorded?
« Reply #19 on: Tuesday 30 November 21 19:36 GMT (UK) »
The body was found on Friday afternoon, 16th August 1918, so the sinking of the Braeglen in Liverpool Bay, 14 days earlier, is a good fit. I've tried to find an alphabetical Stornoway roll of honour, but failed. The only one there seems to be lists men street by street. I think it's highly likely that the body was that of Kenneth McLeod.