William Smith Donaldson

Military Information

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  • Service no: 593/DA
  • Rank: Trimmer
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  • Regiment/Service: H.M. Trawler Limewold
  • Unit/Ship: Royal Naval Reserve
  • Place of Death: Malta
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 23.01.1917
  • Burial Country: Malta
  • Cemetery: Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Prot. 339.

Personal Information

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  • Address: 45 Annfield Road, Dundee
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  • Mother:

    Margaret Donaldson, 45 Annfield Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Donaldson, 45 Annfield Rd, Dundee

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More about William Smith Donaldson

William was the brother of Pte David Donaldson, 148611, 4th Battalion Canadian Machine Gun Corps. David survived the war and died 04.01.1974.

William Smith Donaldson   593/DA   H.M. Trawler Limewold

DONALDSONSuddenly, at Malta, on the 23d January, 1917, William Smith Donaldson, aged 19, Royal Naval Reserve, second youngest son of James Donaldson.  (American papers please copy).

Dundee People’s Journal 10th February 1917

Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson and Michael Caldwell

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