David Johnston Macdonald

Military Information

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  • Rank: Lieutenant
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  • Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: North Scottish
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 27
  • Date of Death: 29.10.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Canada Farm Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.F.3.

Personal Information

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  • Mother:

    Annie Pert, Craigie Cliff, Dundee

  • Father:

    David Johnston Macdonald. O.B.E.

  • Siblings:

    Jeannie & Minnie

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More about David Johnston Macdonald

David J. Macdonald   Acting Captain Royal Garrison Artillery

Acting Captain David J. Macdonald, who was killed two days after returning from his honeymoon, was the younger son of Mr D. J. Macdonald, Craigie Cliff, Dundee.  He was 27 years of age, and before being transferred to the R.G.A., was attached to the Royal Flying Corps, and took part in heavy aerial fighting last winter.

Dundee Courier 7th November 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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