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Donaldson, James. (A) Knox

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James. (A) Knox Donaldson

5th Canadian Rifles

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles, Quebec Regiment
He is remembered with honour on the Helensburgh War Memorial, Column 1 Line 16.

The family home was at North Lodge, Shandon Hydropathic Hotel. The son of John Knox Donaldson (coachman) and Euphemia Donaldson.
Siblings: James was the eldest of eight children, John, Robert, William, Elizabeth, Euphemia, Duncan and Alex.
James Donaldson born at the North Lodge, Shandon Hydropathic Hotel, where his father was a coachman. He was employed as a gardener at the hotel before emigrating to Canada where he was employed as a florist.
He was married to Mary Donaldson and lived in Brampton, Ontario.
James joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force and returned to fight for his country. He died at Ypres, killed in action, at the age of 32 years.
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