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Alexander McDonald

In memory of:

Private Alexander McDonald

October 7, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

192564

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 20, 1890

Commemorated on Page 123 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. E. 40.

Location:

Miraumont is a village about 14.5 kilometres north-north-east of Albert and the Cemetery is some 3 kilometres south of the village on the east side of the road to Courcelette (D107). The ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY is signposted in the centre of Miraumont.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Cemetery– Entrance - Adanac Military Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Adanac Military Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cap Badge– Cap badge of the 92nd Bn which he originally joined before being sent to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement. Photo BGen Young 15th Bn Memorial Project.

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  • Cap Badge– 15th Bn cap badge. Photo  BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team.
 
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  • Shoulder Patch– 1st Division, 3rd Brigade shoulder patch worn by 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada). Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team..

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  • Grave Marker– Gravemarker. Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team
		
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  • Grave Marker– Photo by bGen (retd) G. Young, submitted by Capt (retd) V. goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Memorial– 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) memorial located in the village of Courcelette, France.  This memorial commemorates all members of the unit who fell during the Somme offensive of 1916 and in particular describes the actions on 26 September during the Battle of Theipval Ridge.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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