This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/42628
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 1st/6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 18
- Date of Death: 26.08.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
- Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.D.49.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 7 McGill St, Dundee
Isabella Donald, 7 McGill St, Dundee
William, John & James Norman
More about Alexander Donald
Alexander Donald S/42628 Gordon Highlanders
DONALD―Died of wounds, on 26th August, at the Casualty Clearing Station, France, Private Alexander Donald, Gordon Highlanders, aged 18 years 8 months, only son of the late Alexander Donald, overseer, and of Mrs Donald, 7 M’Gill Street, Dundee. – Inserted by his sorrowing mother and sisters.
Dundee People’s Journal 7th September 1918
DONALD―In loving memory of my dear son, Private Alexander Donald, Gordon Highlanders, who died of wounds, on 26th August, 1918, only son of the late Alexander Donald, overseer, and of Mrs Donald, 7 M’Gill Street, Dundee, aged 18 years 8 months. Interred at Aubigny Communal Cemetery, near Arras. – Inserted by his sorrowing mother and sisters.
Dundee People’s Journal 30th August 1919
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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