Great War Dundee
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- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/20496
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
- Place of Death:
- Age at Death: 21
- Date of Death: 15.09.1916
- Burial Country: Scotland
- Cemetery: Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: CC.5.584.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Inverness
- Address: 4 Peddie Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Apprentice Sawyer
Mrs K. Macdonald, 4 Peddie St, Dundee
Angus, James & William
More about Kenneth Macdonald
Kenneth was the brother of Pte James Jubilee Macdonald, 2738, 1/4th Battalion Black Watch, who was killed in action 07.10.1915.
Kenneth MacDonald S/20496 Cameron Highlanders
SECOND BREAK IN PATRIOTIC FAMILY.
Private Kenneth M’Donald, Cameron Highlanders, whose mother resides at 4 Peddie Street, Dundee, has died of wounds received in action. He is the second member of a patriotic family to give his life in his country’s cause.
Three members of the family are still serving in various branches of the army. The father, Private Kenneth M’Donald, is also with the Camerons, while the two surviving sons are Corporal Angus M’Donald, of the Motor Transport, and William M’Donald, A.S.C.
Deceased was 21 years of age, and prior to enlistment some sixteen months ago was employed as an apprentice sawyer. Mrs M’Donald has also a son-in-law serving in the A.S.C. He has been twice wounded, but has again made a complete recovery.
Dundee Courier 19th September 1916
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell.
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