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Donald Macdonald

Donald Macdonald

Donald Macdonald (1878-1918) was a son of Murdo Macdonald and Ann Mackenzie, 9 Kershader. 

At Blythswood, Glasgow, in 1916, he married Isabella Maclennan of 5 Balallan. Donald and Isabella had a son, Donald.

Donald served as a Company Sergeant Major with the 1st Batallion Cameron Highlanders. On the 22 March 1918, the villages of Caulaincourt and Trefcon (about 14 kilometres west of St Quentin) were captured by the Germans in spite of a stout defence by the 50th Northumbrian Division. The villages were regained by British troops in September 1918. Donald was killed during the retaking of the villages. He is buried in Trefcon British Cemetery, Caulaincourt, France.


Title: Donald Macdonald
Record Type: People
Date of Birth: 1878
Date of Death: 18-09-1918
Date of Marriage: 12-04-1916
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 3073
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 36900