We remember John Macdonald

We remember John Macdonald

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
birth Glasgow United Kingdom Source:6183433 17th June 1878
1895
service British Army Private Highland Light Infantry 5th Volunteer Battalion Source:6183433 1895
1901
awards Queen's South Africa Medal with two clasps Other War Service Award Source:6183433 1901
1902
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant Highland Light Infactry 1st Volunteer Battalion Source:6183433 1902
1902
commission Temporary Source:6183433 1902
1907
service British Army Captain Highland Light Infantry 1st Volunteer Battalion Source:6183433 2nd August 1907
1915
service British Army Captain Highland Light Infantry 1/5 Battalion Source:6182226 6th June 1915
1915
theatres Egypt :4 Source:6182226 6th June 1915 - 13th July 1915
1915
location 34 Huntly Gardens, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address Source:6182228 13th July 1915
1915
death Killed in Action Killed in action, buried behind the trench in which he was killed. Mentioned in Despatches by Sir Ian Hamilton for gallant and distinguished service in the field (London Gazette, 28 Jan 1916) Gallipoli Turkey Source:6182226 Source:6183433 13th July 1915
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:6183433 July 1915
service British Army Captain Highland Light Infantry Source:2777776
employment Managing Director Train and McIntyre Wine Merchants Glasgow United Kingdom Source:6183433
education Leys School Cambridge United Kingdom Source:6183433
education Glasgow Academy Glasgow United Kingdom Source:6183433
location 34 Huntly Gardens, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address Source:6183433
burial Gallipoli; buried behind the trench in which he was killed. Source:6183433

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Macdonald
Source 2777776
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
34 Huntly Gardens, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address known 13th July 1915
34 Huntly Gardens, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Highland Light Infantry Captain
British Army Highland Light Infantry 1/5 Battalion Captain
British Army Highland Light Infantry 5th Volunteer Battalion Private
British Army Highland Light Infactry 1st Volunteer Battalion 2nd Lieutenant
British Army Highland Light Infantry 1st Volunteer Battalion Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Queen's South Africa Medal with two clasps Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
David MacDonald father
Janet Richmond nee Wilson mother

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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 Mary31929

External Evidence

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Nation Archives medal card of Capt John MacDonald, Highland Light Infantry Mary31929
Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Casualty details Mary31929
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Mary31929

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Captain John MacDonald Mary31929

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