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William Arthur MacDonald

In memory of:

Rifleman William Arthur MacDonald

August 10, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/118160

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald MacDonald; husband of Helen M. MacDonald, of North Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 372 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAYEUX MEMORIAL
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

Panel 21, Column 2.

Location:

The Bayeux Memorial is located on the by-pass Rue de Sir Fabian Ware, in the south-western outskirts of the town of Bayeux, in Normandy, about 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. The memorial was erected in honour of the 1,803 men of the land forces who died in the fighting in Normandy and in the advance to the River Seine, and who have no known grave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Bayeux Memorial - August 2012
  • Bayeux Memorial– This photo of Rfn MacDonald's name on  the Bayeux Memorial was taken by Padre Craig Cameron of The QOR of C in June 1997.
  • Inscription– Inscription on the Bayeux Memorial - August 2012
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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