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Archibald Walter MacDonald

In memory of:

Lieutenant Archibald Walter MacDonald

September 15, 1916

Military Service


Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 12, 1889

Enlistment:

November 13, 1914
Toronto, Ontario

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:
Grave Reference:

II. B. 14.

Location:

Contalmaison is a village in the Department of the Somme, 6 kilometres east-north-east of Albert. The Sunken Road, from which the cemetery is named, is part of the Contalmaison-Pozieres road, and the cemetery lies a little east of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1916.  Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Archibald Walter Macdonald– From The War Book of Upper Canada College, edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Photo of ARCHIBALD WALTER MACDONALD– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ARCHIBALD WALTER MACDONALD– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Honour Roll– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Memorial Tablet– Lieutenant Archibald Walter Macdonald is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet. It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during  the First World War.  Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Royal Canadian Yacht Club Memorial– The Royal Canadian Yacht Club World War One Memorial, Toronto, Ontario.  
Images of the 1926 unveiling ceremony and the names listed on the side 
panels of the sun dial memorial. This unveiling and the photographs were 
presented in a special edition booklet entitled "In Memoriam 1914-1918".

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