Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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John Maxwell McDonald
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Henley on Thames
- Service no: 41069
- Rank: Sapper
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
- Unit/Ship: 90th Field Company
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 46
- Date of Death: 24.03.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.K.29.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Elgin
- Address: 10 Hospital Wynd, Dundee
- Occupation: Slater
Margaret C. McDonald, 10 Hospital Wynd, Dundee
More about John Maxwell McDonald
John Macdonald Royal Engineers
Sapper John Macdonald, Royal Engineers, 10 Hospital Wynd, Dundee, who has been at the front since the beginning of the war, has been killed in action. His wife has received intimation that he was killed while engaged working in a sap. Deceased, who was 46 years of age, was a slater to trade, and was the recipient of a public testimonial for bravery he displayed and the good work he accomplished in assisting at the Bond fire in the city. He is survived by a widow and family. He belonged to a patriotic family, as seven brothers were at one time serving with the colours.
Dundee Courier 12th April 1917
This man is recorded as McDONALD on C.W.G.C.
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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