We remember James Donaldson

We remember James Donaldson

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
birth Parish of Carnbee, Fife United Kingdom Source:7959440 Source:8488703 1878
1900
service British Army Private Royal Scots 2nd Volunteer Battalion Source:8488703 11th January 1900
1900
employment Bank Clerk Source:8488703 12th January 1900
1900
service British Army Private 8105 Royal Scots 1st Volunteer Service Company Source:8488703 12th January 1900 - 25th May 1901
1907
commission Source:8488706 9th April 1907
1907
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Scots The Queen's Rifle Volunteer Brigade Source:8488706 9th April 1907
1908
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Scots 4th (Queen's Edinburgh Rifles) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8488725 1st April 1908
1910
service British Army Second Lieutenant Territorial Force Unattached List Source:8488730 3rd January 1910
1911
service British Army Second Lieutenant Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8488641 25th March 1911
1914
service British Army Temporary Captain Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8488645 23rd November 1914
1915
service British Army Captain Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8488651 16th June 1915
1915
hospitalisation Wounded Hospital/Institution Source:8488651 16th June 1915
1916
service British Army Captain Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8488681 17th March 1916 - 27th June 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8488681 March 1916 - 27th June 1916
1917
service British Army Captain attached to the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 9th (Service) Battalion Source:7959440 11th May 1917 - 23rd August 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8488681 May 1917 - 23rd August 1917
marriage Helen Source:7959440
1917
death Killed in Action During an attack Gallipoli Farm, Ypres Belgium Source:7959440 Source:8488681 23rd August 1917
burial Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No.3 CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7959440

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James
Initials J
Last Name Donaldson
Source 1666974
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Second Lieutenant
British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Temporary Captain
British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Captain
British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Captain
British Army Royal Scots The Queen's Rifle Volunteer Brigade Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Scots 4th (Queen's Edinburgh Rifles) Battalion (Territorial Force) Second Lieutenant
British Army Territorial Force Unattached List Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Scots 2nd Volunteer Battalion Private
British Army 8105 Royal Scots 1st Volunteer Service Company Private
British Army attached to the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 9th (Service) Battalion Captain
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
James Wilson Donaldson father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Helen wife

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Fife3190
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Fife3190

External Evidence

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joins the 7th RH - London Gazette Fife3190
Promoted to Temporary Captain - London Gazette Fife3190
War Diary of the 1/7th Royal Highlanders Fife3190
Article "Gallant Fife Officer Killed" Fife3190
Article "Wounded Fife Captain visits homes of his men" Fife3190
Article "Fife Officer's Welcome at the Front" Fife3190
Article "Captain of Fife Black Watch Bids Farewell to his men" Fife3190
A History of the Black Watch [Royal Highlanders] in the Great War 1914-18 Fife3190
Service Record - Boer War Fife3190
Commissioned 2nd Lt in the Edinburgh Volunteers - London Gazette Fife3190
transferred to the Territorial Force - London Gazette Fife3190
moves to the Unattached List - London Gazette Fife3190

Multimedia

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Article on Captain Donaldson Fife3190
Portrait of Captain Donaldson Fife3190
Members of the 9th Battalion Black Watch. Dave18917
Taken at Arras June1917 Dave18917
One of my most favorite photos from my album. Dave18917
Late Captain James Donaldson Dave18917
Grave stone of Captain James Donaldson Dave18917

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