Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Andrew Donegan

In memory of:

Private John Andrew Donegan

February 18, 1900

Paardeberg, South Africa

Military Service


Service Number:

7188

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information


Son of Mr. Donegan and Mrs. Margaret Donegan of London, Ontario. Formerly served with the 26th Middlesex Light Infantry.

Commemorated on the St Peter's Basilica Private Donegan Window.

Commemorated on Page 11 of the South African War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VENDUSIEDRIFT GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE (PAARDEBERG)
South Africa

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

Located 9.1 km from the Paardeberg Museum. Follow the dirt road and turn right at the Cannon sign, travel 600 m then turn right and travel a further 200 m.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial
  • Letter p.1
  • Letter p.2
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Perth Courier for 2 March 1900.
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)– From the Toronto Star for 26 February 1900.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Perth Courier for 23 February 1900.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Perth Courier for 13 April 1900.
  • Memorial– Donegan was also memorialized in 1926 at St. Peter's Basilica (RC) in London, with donation of stained glass windows.
Image courtesy Mike Lin, London Today.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Perth Courier for 3 August 1900, page 8.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Perth Courier for 13 April 1900, page 5.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Perth Courier for 20 April 1900, page 7, describing the burial of those who died on 18 February at Paardeberg.
  • South Africa War Memorial– This is the memorial in Victoria Park, London, Ontario. It is in honour of the
men from the London district, who fought for the Empire in South Africa, and in memory of those who fell.
  • Close up of Memorial
  • Memorial stained Glass– A picture taken inside St. Peters Basilica in London, Ontario.
  • Memorial Book– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of John Andrew Donegan– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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