I can not find the parents of the original William Macleod who married Maryian Mathews in 1884 in Ceylon she resided on Slave Island. This William was born about 1864.?? On his attestation papers for when he joined the Army in 1879his age is not clear it is either 16 years 3 months or 18 years 3 months. The printing is not clear he came from Leith in Scotland..Edinburgh-shire.Occupation Painter. Religion R/C
Attested in Naas, Co Kildare for the 60th Brigade.