Thursday, 12 November 2009

Sgt. Alexander Macdonald

Sgt. Alexander Macdonald, Seaforth Highlanders, killed in action 13th November 1916 Beaumont Hamel, France. Alexander was born in Golspie in 1884 and worked as a gamekeeper for Sutherland Estates, living in Dunrobin Kennels. He is the son of John and Margaret Macdonald.

Buried Mailly Wood Cemetery, France, listed on Golspie War Memorial and also on the Strathardle War Memorial, Perthshire, where his parents were living.  He is also recorded in Clan Donald Roll of Honour Book.

Photograph by Shirley Sutherland.

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