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L Cpl Duncan Macdonald


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hi there i am seeking if possible any further information Name:MACDONALD, DUNCANInitials:DNationality:United KingdomRank:Lance CorporalRegiment/Service:Cameron HighlandersUnit Text:2nd Bn.Age:33Date of Death:between 01/10/1916 and 02/10/1916Service No:17395Additional information:Son of Archibald and Janet Macdonald, of Achnaconeran West, Glenmoriston, Inverness-shire.Casualty Type:Commonwealth War DeadGrave/Memorial Reference:V. B. 11.Cemetery:STRUMA MILITARY CEMETERY

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S/17395 L/Cpl Duncan McDonald. 2nd Bn Cameron Highlanders. Born: Urquhart. Glen Moriston. Invernesshire. Killed in action Salonica 2nd October 1916.The Bn was in the Karadzakoi Bala, Karadzakoi Zir area north of the River Struma. I hope this is of some help.

Aye Rob.

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Duncan MacDonald's grave at Struma:

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(Photo taken July 2008. It may have been repaired since then as they have replaced several broken stones at Struma this year.)

Adrian

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The Scottish National war Memorial have him as a 'Mc' rather than a 'Mac'

His will is held at the National Archives in Edinburgh these are the details

John

Repository National Archives of Scotland

Reference SC70/8/1297/16

Title Will of S/17395 or 17395 Lance Corporal Duncan McDonald, 2nd Bn., Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, Cause of death: Killed in action, Salonika., Theatre: Salonika., 01-02 Oct 1916

Dates 1 June 1915

Access status Open

Access conditions Due to its fragile condition this will cannot be produced in the search room. Please contact a member of Search Room staff for details of how to access this document.

Description Informal will from Pay Book (Army Book 64). War Office refs: E/255685/3, 206/380997

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Duncan MacDonald's grave at Struma:

post-16303-1256884929.jpg

(Photo taken July 2008. It may have been repaired since then as they have replaced several broken stones at Struma this year.)

Adrian

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gratefull thanks to everyone that sent information on Duncan & a special thank you to apwright for the photograph that was truly amazing,sorry i hadnt replyed sooner i had computer problems & i do apoligise but once again thank you all for a job well done sincere thanx always

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