Donald MacDonald


1/8th Batt. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
He is remembered with honour on the Congregational Church Memorial and Helensburgh War Memorial, Column 4 Line 44.

The family home was at 9, West King Street, Helensburgh.
The son of Donald and Betsy MacDonald.
Siblings:  Donald had two older brothers, Archibald and James who both served and survived the war, and two younger siblings Mary and Allan.

Donald MacDonald was born in Helensburgh, the son of a gardener working at Row House. He enlisted in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders at the age of 17. Donald was wounded in 1917 and then wounded again in October 1918. He died from his wounds at the Whipps Cross Military Hospital, London, in February, 1919. He was aged 22. Donald is buried at Helensburgh Cemetery.