This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
George Porter Macdonald
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 9399
- Rank: Sergeant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion,
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 27
- Date of Death: 26.09.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Lapugnoy Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.C.48.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Aberdeen
- Address: 9 Mortimer Street, Dundee
Mary Ann Macdonald, 86 Sydenham St, Toronto, Canada
James Macdonald, 86 Sydenham St, Toronto, Canada
More about George Porter Macdonald
The C.W.G.C. website has this mans date of death recorded as 2 different dates, The Grave Registration Report Form lists his date of death as 26.09.1915, whilst the Index record lists his date of death as 02.10.1915.
George P. Macdonald 9399 2d Gordon Highlanders
DUNDEE GORDON DIES OF WOUNDS.
Mrs Macdonald, 9 Mortimer Street, Dundee, has lost two of her three sons in the war. She has received official intimation that Sergeant George P. Macdonald, 2nd Gordon Highlanders, died of wounds in a French hospital on 2nd October.
Sergeant Macdonald, who was 27 years of age, was originally a member of the 1st Battalion, and had served for eleven years, four of which were spent in India and Egypt.
Dundee Courier 23rd October 1915
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