In memory of

Sergeant

Glen Robert MacDonald

who died on 15 Nov 1943

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service Army
  Unit Regina Rifles
  Rank Sergeant
  Service number L23038
  Date of death 19431115
  Cause of death died of non-combat causes
Narrative history
  L23038 Sergeant (Regina Rifles) Glen Robert MacDonald (b.1916) of Regina died 19431115 of hyperglycemia and is buried at Naples war cemetery, Miano, Italy. While MacDonald treasured his association with the Johns, he was functioning as a member of the Canadian Army Corps of Military Staff Clerks attached to HQ 1st Canadian Army, which explains how a member of the Regina Rifles came to be buried in Italy. He was the son of John and May MacDonald. Glen was born at Winnipeg, Manitoba, and was working as an accountant when he enlisted during the first month of the war.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Naples war cemetery, Miano, Italy    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
  Geo-memorial MacDonald Peninsula, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 56.8167°N / 102.3333°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 64D16
  Geo-memorial details Northwestern shore of Reindeer Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19160714
  Place of birth Winnipeg, Manitoba    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19391005
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation accountant
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