Captain William Alexander Macdonald

Conflictfull listWW1
Unit1/5th (Sutherland and Caithness) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. T.F.
Service No
Born Beauly, Inverness-shire. 1879.
ParentsDonald and Jane Macdonald.
DiedKilled in action 23.7.18. Forrest of Rheim


Capt MacDonald family headstone Dornoch East Cemetery


Capt W A MacDonald, Seaforths

Studio photograph Historylinks Catalogue No 2009.040.07?

Mentioned in Dispatches. (Gazetted 21.12.17)

Commissioned: 5th Seaforth 20.1.12
Arrived in France: 1.5.15.
Wounded 15.6.15 and to U.K.
Rejoined 29.4.17.
Wounded 21.9.17.
Rejoined 20.4.18.

Occupation: Ironmonger. He founded the ironmonger business in Castle Street, Dornoch which, as at 2009, retained his name.

Wife: Williamina M. Grant Macdonald of Elmbank, Dornoch. Married 1908

His son Donald became the Sheriff Clerk of Sutherland.

Buried: St. Imoges Churchyard, France B. 8.

 

Last updated 10 March 2011

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