MacDonald Donald Alexander Lt 224748
Name MacDonald Donald Alexander
Army number 224748
Date of birth Research indicates Birth took place 24/12/1919 and was registered Q1 1920 Kings N. Warwickshire. Mother's maiden name Fraser.
Unit Emergency Commission in the Royal Artillery as a 2/Lt 22/1/1942. Transferred to the Black Watch 23/1/1944. Posted 1 TS 23/1/1944. Normandy. Trf to Royal Army Pay Corps (details not yet available). Relinquished Commission on the grounds of disability 14/5/1946.
Company/Battery D Company 23/1/1944. A Company 8/3/1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Duty Officer.
Joined Brigade 23/1/1944.
Promotions W/S Lt 1/10/42.
Wounded 25/6/1944 with 1 TS but remained on duty. Posted as MISSING believed KILLED on 28/6/1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Research indicates death registered May 1994, Worcester at the age of 74.
Home address Riverlea, Taybridge Terrace, Aberfeldy, Perthshire. Research suggests marriage took place Birmingham Q3 1951 to Miss Owen (these details need to be verified).
Source table 1TS
The reference book "Officers of the Black Watch" has his original commissioning date as 22/1/1941 - the facts need to be verified.