We record with pride and gratitude the names of members of our communities who served their Country

Alexander Thomas MACDONALD

Alexander Thomas, MACDONALD
World War 1

From Petersville, NB
Pte, 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)
Born 16 Dec 1888 in Petersville, Queens, New Brunswick to Duncan H. & Agnes M. MacDonald. Prior to enlistment, he served in the 28th H.B.D. Enlisted 30 Mar 1915, at the time he was a horse dealer. KIA 2 Jun 1916 at Ypres, Belgium, one of 55,000 men who were lost without trace during the defence of the Ypres Salient.


Parents: Duncan H. & Agnes M. MacDONALD
Buried in Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium

Sources:

  • McKinney, David, Veterans from the Base Communities (NewBrunswick-Mail List, Date: Wed, 11 Nov 1998, Base Gagetown Assoc. Newsletter - Part 1 & 2)
  • The Canadian Virtual War Memorial, Veterans Affairs Canada
  • Canadian Over-seas Expeditionary Forces Attestation Papers: Personnel Records of the First World War
    [MACDONALD, ALEXANDER THOMAS / Regimental number(s): 111298 / Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6698 - 20 / Date of Birth: 16/12/1888]
  • Cleadie B. Barnett


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