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: Hounslow
- Service no: 253
- Rank: Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 36
- Date of Death: 05.10.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 25 to 27
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 27 Lyon Street, Dundee
More about James Macdonald
James has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
James Macdonald 3rd Battalion Royal Fusiliers
A ROYAL FUSILIER KILLED.
Corporal James Macdonald, 3rd Battalion Royal Fusiliers, 27 Lyon Street, was killed in action on 5th October. Deceased, who was 36 years of age, had served eight years in the Fusiliers, and had been in civil employment for many years. On the outbreak of war, however, he at once rejoined his old regiment. A younger brother, David, is in the R.A.M.C.
Dundee Courier 28th October 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell.
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