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William Duncan Donaldson

In memory of:

Gunner William Duncan Donaldson

August 22, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

316884

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

6th Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

November 29, 1893

Son of James Melvin Donaldson, of 7, Maybank Villas, Corstorphine, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 229 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:

II. C. 34.

Location:

Sains-en-Gohelle is a mining village 20 kilometres north of Arras on the road to Bethune. Fosse No.10 is a pithead and group of miners' houses south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Don to Drzewiecki. Microform Sequence 29; Volume Number 31829_B016738. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 173. Page 99 of 1076.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Roll of Honour Book
  • Article– In honoured memory.

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