Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alexander Joseph MacDonald

In memory of:

Flying Officer, Pilot Alexander Joseph MacDonald

March 26, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


#1 Wireless School, Montreal, Quebec

Additional Information

Son of Dr. and Mrs. H. G. MacDonald, of North Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 536 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Nova Scotia, Canada

Grave Reference:


Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of ALEXANDER JOSEPH MACDONALD– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Alexander Joseph MacDonald– From the Sydney Academy Memorial booklet, published by the Student's Assembly in memory of former students who served during the Second World War.  The original pictures were supplied by the Sydney Post-Record and the booklet was compiled by Jack Wilcox, class of 1946 and Donald Trivett, class of 1947.
Additional Information courtesy of Floyd Williston:
F/O Alexander J. MacDonald, age 19, was killed on March 26, 1945, when his Yale aircraft-3421, hit some trees, three miles north of Elnora, Ont.
  • Letter from the Sydney Academy
  • Press Clipping
  • Press Clipping
  • Commemorative Album Cover
  • Commemorative Poem

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