Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

MacDonald, William Eric

Rank: Private

Regiment: 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders

Biography: Youngest son of Alexander MacDonald, Balintore, Kirkhill; born Kirkhill, Inverness-shire, 5 April 1896 ; educated Inverness Royal Academy ; matriculated in Agriculture, October 1914. Shortly afterwards he enlisted in the 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders with which he served in Aberdeen, Bedford and Ripon, till December 1915 when he proceeded to France. He was reported "missing, believed killed in action" at High Wood, on the Somme, 23 July 1916.

Date of Death: 23 July 1916

Burial Details: Name recorded on the Thiepval Memorial.

Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.

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