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Name: Rank: Service No: Service: Date of Birth: Place of Birth: Date of Enlistment: Place of Enlistment: Date of Death: Age at Death: Cemetery: Grave Reference:
Donald Matthew MacDonald
Donald Matthew MacDonald Corporal F/67638 Royal Canadian Army Service Corps January 2, 1918 Halifax, NS October 7, 1939 Halifax, NS March 2, 1944 26 Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, UK 44. H. 7. Commemorated on page 371 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on August 7 Corporal MacDonald was the son of Matthew Clement MacDonald and Annie Laurie MacDonald, of Halifax, NS, the husband of Mellissa Anne MacDonald and father of Donald James MacDonald (b. 1940). Prior to his enlistment in October, 1939 Corporal MacDonald served with #22 Field Ambulance RCASC from July 7, 1938. He went overseas in July 1941 and served in England with the 85th Canadian Bridge Company, Canadian Army Service Corps. On March 2, 1944, he was killed, the result of a motorcycle accident at Woking, Surrey while on military service. He was buried on March 7, 1944 in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, UK.