Joseph McDonald

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Forfar
  • Service no: 240820
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 4 John Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Cleaner, North British Railways
  • Mother:

    Jane McDonald, 4 John St, Dundee

  • Father:

    James McDonald, 4 John St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Joseph McDonald

Joseph has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

Joseph McDonald   240820   Black Watch


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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