This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
William Smith Donaldson
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 593/DA
- Rank: Trimmer
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 45 Annfield Road, Dundee
Margaret Donaldson, 45 Annfield Rd, Dundee
James Donaldson, 45 Annfield Rd, Dundee
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
DONALDSON―Suddenly, 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
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