This website would like acknowledge the contributions of
Ian Fraser, Dingwall for his Roll of Honour World War 2 research
Fiona Mackay, Tongue for her website assistance and the Census research on those named
Tongue Community Council for its support and
Skerray Historical Society for its support and
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission United
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission Canada.
The Scottish National War Memorial Edinburgh Castle.
The Queens Own Highlanders Museum at Fort George.
The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum at
Press and Journal Newspapers in Aberdeen.
Wick Library (Northern Ensign and John O’Groat
Heriot Watt University Edinburgh.
Falkirk Library(Falkirk Herald Archive).
Dundee Library (Peoples Journal Archive).
The National Archives of Canada in Ottawa.
The Department of Internal Affairs Wellington New
The Department of Veterans Affairs in Woden
Northern Times Newspapers in Golspie.
Edinburgh District Council Archives Edinburgh.
My parents Murdo and Margaret Sutherland for their help and
for this venture.
Dorothy Johnstone. St Andrews for the diaries of
Angus Mackay Scullomie and the photos.
Hughag Gunn, Tubeg for all the photos and the stories
Brian McLeod Tubeg for his support.
Geordie Mackenzie, Tongue for the photos of Jimmy
Gunn and the Lovat Scout names.
Ruby Gordon, Talmine for Mackay Mackays story and his
Hughie Murray for the Lovat Scout photo and Duncan
Winnie Mackay. Scullomie for the photos of Charles
and Sinclair Mackay.
Jim Johnstone Bettyhill for his support and help
with the Book 'Never More'.
Alick George Mackay, Melness for all the information
on Melness and its War Memorial.
Charlie Burr, Tongue for the photos of his
Uncles Charles, Peter and George.
Catherine Munro, Scullomie for the photo of her Uncle
Hugh Gunn Modsary for his Lovat Scout memories and
information on Jimmy Gunn.
Johan Gunn Skerray for all the photos of her husband
Jimmy and of Duncan Menzies.
Ted and Dorothy Birchall for their help and
Billy Mackay, “Clashaidy”
Fortrose for his support and his research on Angus Gunn Mackay.
Rod Mackenzie, Stirling
Castle for his help with my research and all his photocopying.
Primrose Clunes- Richards, Strathy for the Clan Mackay War Memorial Book.
Neen Mackay, Borgie for the photo and story about
Donald Mackay Torrisdale.
Sidney Campbell, Strathy for the
photos of Hendry Mackay, Lower Coldbackie and John M Mackay from Aird Skerray.
Erica Macleod, Aberdeen for the photos of her Uncle's Hugh J Murray and Angus Clarke.
Mary Young, Edinburgh for her guidance and help
Chris and Kevin Goss from Australia for all the Mackay (Bolt) family from Scullomie photos.
Audrey McLeod from Edinburgh for Mackay (Bolt) family from Scullomie photos.
Mellissa Mason-Hale for the photo of William Duncan Mackay from Skerrabeg Skerray
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