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 financial help.
Skerray Historical Society for its support and financial help.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission United Kingdom.
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 Stirling Castle.
Press and Journal Newspapers in Aberdeen.
Wick Library (Northern Ensign and John O’Groat Archives).
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 Zealand.
The Department of Veterans Affairs in Woden Australia.
Northern Times Newspapers in Golspie.
Edinburgh District Council Archives Edinburgh.
My parents Murdo and Margaret Sutherland for their help and enthusiasm 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 about Skerray. 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 photo.
Hughie Murray for the Lovat Scout photo and Duncan Menzies story.
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 Donald.
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 guidance.
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. he options from the toolbar.
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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