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Donald Stanley Macleod

Donald Stanley Macleod

Donald Stanley Macleod (1890-1959) was a son of Rev. Donald Smith Macleod and Kate Isles Rodger Wylie and a twin of Katherine, Tarbat Manse, Portmahomack.

Donald joined the Merchant Navy and was awarded a Certificate for First Mate for foreign going Steamships by the Board of Trade.

During the First World War, S/N 1209, he served as an Able Seaman in the Royal Naval Reserve and was given a temporary post as Sub Lieutenant in 1916. He served aboard HMS Mysotis in June 1916, at Gibraltar on HMS Dwarf in July 1916 and on HMS Astraea at Simon's Town, South Africa.

Donald returned to the Merchant Navy after the War reaching the rank of Captain.

In 1924, in North Sydney, Australia he married Gertrude Eileen Jordan. The couple settled in 4 Waimans Avenue, Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand and they had four children.

 

 

Title: Donald Stanley Macleod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Dòmhnall Dhòmhnaill Mhurchaidh
Date of Birth: 13-01-1890
Date of Death: 11-08-1959
Date of Marriage: 1924
Occupation: RNR, Merchant Navy
Sex: Male
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 119787