Friday photo: A happy sailor

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M1. John Gillies, 29 New or South Shawbost (Uncle of Sheriff or Seonaidh Robs grandfather)

Photograph by Tormod An T’Seoldair –
Norman Morrison B1869 at 40 Siabost a Tuath. Lewis. Died Campbeltown Died 3rd April 1949

As well as an amateur photographer he was at various times: a policeman, one of the founders of the Scottish Police Federation, a naturalist with a doctorate in zoology; a writer; a folklorist and a novelist.

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