In memory of


John Macdonald

who died on 10 Nov 1917

Service details
  Conflict WWI
  Service Army
  Unit 5th Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment
  Rank Private
  Service number 907542
  Date of death 19171110
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  907542 Private (5th Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment) John Macdonald (b.1891) of Regina was KIA 19171110 at Passchendaele and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial at Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, which bears the names of 55,000 men who were lost without trace during the defence of the Ypres Salient in the First World War. John was a butcher when he enlisted at Regina early in 1916, leaving a wife Elizabeth A.

Brother of Samuel Macdonald. They were the sons of Samuel MacDonald of Bridge of Allan, Stirling, Scotland. Two of their other brothers also served.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium    

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Personal information
  Date of birth 18910531
  Place of birth Bridge of Allan, Stirling, Scotland    
  Date of enlistment 19160328
  Place of enlistment Regina    
  Residence on enlistment Regina    
  Occupation butcher
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