This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Forfar
- Service no: 240820
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 03.09.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 10A
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 4 John Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Cleaner, North British Railways
Jane McDonald, 4 John St, Dundee
James McDonald, 4 John St, Dundee
More about Joseph McDonald
Joseph has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
Joseph McDonald 240820 Black Watch
DUNDEE MAN REPORTED KILLED.
Private Joseph M’Donald, Black Watch, who was formerly reported missing, has now been officially reported as having been killed in action.
Private M’Donald, who was 20 years of age, was formerly employed as a cleaner on the North British Railway. His parents reside at 4 John Street, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 3rd July 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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