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George McDonald

In memory of:

Corporal George McDonald

February 14, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

623

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

PPCLI

Additional Information


Born:

January 23, 1883
Glasgow, Scotland

Son of George and Catherine McDonald, of Eureka, Illinois, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 25 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

2. 26.

Location:

From the A13 in the direction of Paris from Normandy take the Versailles Ouest exit off the motorway and turn right down the N186 towards the Chateau of Versailles. If leaving Paris on the A13 take the Versailles Centre exit. Follow the N186 round a bend where it becomes Boulevarde St Antoine. At the Memorial roundabout turn right and continue up the side of the Chateau, along the Boulevarde du Roi. At the Chateau follow the road round until reaching traffic lights and turn right then immediately left into Avenue de Paris. Take the second road on the right just past the Hotel de Ville and continue along the road past the railway station to traffic lights under a railway bridge. Turn hard right as you pass under the bridge. LES GONARDS CEMETERY is on the left hand side of the road. The CWGC plot is at the rear of the cemetery on the right straight up from the entrance. There are no CWGC signposts although there is a CWGC plaque at the cemetery entrance.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping
  • Grave Marker– Photo taken on March 3rd, 2010

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