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Gladwyn John MacDonnell

In memory of:

Corporal Gladwyn John MacDonnell

August 13, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Machine Gun Corps


2nd Bn.


Military Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information

Son of Francis 'Frank' Eldridge MacDonnell and Edith Elizabeth 'Ada' (née Brannen) of Lower Wood Harbor, Shelburne Co., Nova Scotia. Gladwyn was the youngest of their four sons serving overseas in the First World War. He also commemorated on a memorial headstone in Greenwood Cemetery , Woods Harbour.

Commemorated on Page 457 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

V. AA. 9.


Villers-Bretonneux is a village 16 kilometres east of Amiens on the straight main road to St Quentin. The Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery is about 2 kilometres north of the village on the east side of the road to Fouilloy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of Gladwyn MacDonnell– Corporal J. Gladwyn MacDonnell of Woods Harbour, N.S.

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