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Rfmn. Joseph Craig McCullough . British Army 9th Btn. Royal Irish Rifles from West Belfast
(d.1st Jul 1916)
Joseph Craig McCullough, Rifleman 15241, served with the 9th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles and was killed in action on the 1st July 1916. Fought to the death with the other brave men from West Belfast Lest We Forget.....Terry McCullough
Pte. T. McCurry . British Army 9th Btn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (d.1st Jul 1916)
L/Cpl Thomas McDermott . 10th/11th Bn Highland Light Infantry (d.29th March 1917)
I am researching my grandfather L/Cpl Thomas McDermott. He was a member of the 10th/11th Bn Highland Light Infantry killed at Arras on 29th March 1917. His name is inscribed on the Arras Memorial. His parents were Thomas and Mary Ann McDermott and his wife was Jane Malone McDermott. If anyone has any information I would be glad to hear from them.John Keely
L/Cpl Thomas McDermott . Army 10th/11th Battalion Highland Light Infantry (d.29th March 1917)
I am researching my grandfather, L/Cpl Thomas McDermott. He was a member of the 10th/11th Bn Highland Light Infantry and was killed at Arras on 29th March 1917; his name is inscribed on the Arras Memorial. His parents were Thomas and Mary Ann McDermott and his wife Jane Malone McDermott.
If anyone has any information I would be glad to hear from them.John Keely
Lieutenant Corporal Thomas McDermott . 10th/11th Battalion Highland Light Infantry (d.29th March 1917)
I am researching about my grandfather Lieutenant-Corporal Thomas McDermott.He was a member of the 10th and 11th Highland Light Infantry Battalion and was killed in Arras on 29th March 1917.His name is inscribed on the Arras memorial.My grandfathers parents were Thomas and Mary Anne McDermott and his wife Jane Malone McDermott. If anyone has any information I would be glad to hear from them.John Keely
Pte. Alexander McDonald . Australian Imperial Forces A Coy. 33rd Btn. from Cowper Street, Tenterfield, New South Wales
(d.7th Jun 1917)
Alexander McDonald was born in Coonabarabran NSW, he enlisted aged 26 and had been working as a labourer. He was married and lived in Cowper Street, Tenterfield. He was killed during the Battle of Messines and is listed amongst the missing, having been buried near St Yves on the 18th of June, his grave subsequently being lost.
C. A. McDonald . British Army 12th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery (d.7th Nov 1918)Jonas
RfM. C. A. McDonald . British Army 12th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery (d.7th Nov 1918)
Rifleman Horace Pankhurst 1/8th Batt Leeds Rifles, died of wounds at Leipzig Redought on 16th July 1916. That's where the battalion was at this time, HQ was Johnsons Post at Theipval on the Somme, held in reserve but was brought up to the line in support.Jonas Vellemans
Pte. D. F. McDonald . Australian Imperial Force. 3rd Salvage Coy.
Pte. Edward McDonald . British Army 1st Battalion Royal Scots (d.12th May 1915)
Edward McDonald was lost in fighting at Sanctuary Wood, Zillebeke, he is remembered in Ypres at the Menin Gate.Vin Mullen
Sgt. James Francis McDonald . British Army 19th Btn. Machine Gun Corps from Burnley, Lancashire
(d.9th Sep 1919)
James McDonald served with the 19th Battalion Machine Gun Corps during WW1 and was killed in action on the 9th September 1919. He is commemorated on Special Memorial B19 in Murmansk New British Cemetery in Russia. He is buried in Syvatnavolok Chyd. He lived at 11 Forest Street, Burnley, LancashireS Flynn
L/Cpl John Christopher McDonald . British Army Labour Corps from Jarrow
(d.24th Feb 1919)
John Christopher McDonald served with the Gordon Highlanders then transferred to the Labour Corps. He was the son of Henry and Mary Bridget McDonald of Jarrow and was born in Jarrow in 1889. On the 1911 censusm John Christopher McDonald age 22 Rivetters Heater in Shipyard is listed as living with his parents Henry and Mary Bridget McDonald at 38 Union Street, Jarrow.
John is commemorated on the Palmer Cenotaph (brass plaque on west face) Jarrow and on the Triptych in St. Paul's Church Jarrow.Vin Mullen
Pte. John McDonald . British Army 7th Battalion Border Regiment from Jarrow
(d.23rd April 1917)
John McDonald served with the 7th Battalion Border Regiment. He was aged 22 when he died on 23rd April 1917. He was born and lived Jarrow, son of Mary McDonald. On the 1911 census, John McDonald age 17 Rivet Heater in Shipyard is listed as living with his mother Mary McDonald and family at 57 Monkton Road, Jarrow .
John is remembered on the Arras Memorial and is commemorated on the Triptych in St. Paul's Church Jarrow.Vin Mullen
Tpr. John Richard McDonald . Australian Army AIF 3rd Btn Imperial Camel Corps from New South Wales, Austalia
(d.7th Nov 1917)
Trooper John Richard McDonald served with the 3rd Battalion Imperial Camel Corps during WW1 and was killed in action on the 7th November 1917 age 20. He is buried in Beersheba War Cemetery in Israel. He was the son of Arthur Alexander and Mary Ann Sara McDonald, of Cuan, Bunnan, New South Wales. Native of Scone, New South Wales.S Flynn
Rflmn. John McDonald . British Army 2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade from Limehouse, London
(d.21st April 1917)
My great uncle John McDonald was my grandfather Dan's elder brother. He was born in 1891 and enlisted in the regular Army in 1911. He went to Kuldana then in India (now Pakistan) with the battalion and returned in 1914 when the battalion was sent to France.
He was killed in action in 1917 on the 21st April. He is buried at Gouzeaucourt War Graves Cemetery. He was 26 and unmarried when he died.Dan McDonald
John McDonald . British Army 9th (Cycle) Battalion Hampshire Regiment
My grandfather, John Macdonald was in the 9th Hants Bicycle Battalion. Is it true that a command to mobilise the Hants Battalion was written badly and the 'a' in Hants looked like a 'u' and the Hunts were mobilised instead with many losses?Ian Macdonald
Tpr. John Richard McDonald . Australian Army 3rd (Australian) Bn. Imperial Camel Corps (Australian) from Bunnan, New South Wales
(d.7th Nov 1917)
John McDonald died on the 7th of November 1917, aged 20. He is buried in the Beersheba War Cemetery in Israel and was the s on of Arthur Alexander and Mary Ann Sara McDonald, of Cuan, Bunnan, New South Wales. Native of Scone, New South Wales.s flynn
Pte. Matthew McDonald . British Army 26th Battalion (Tyneside Irish) Northumberland Fusiliers from Gateshead
(d.1st July 1916)
Matthew McDonald served with the 26th Battalion (Tyneside Irish) Northumberland Fusiliers. hH was aged 34 when he died on 1st July 1916. Born in Jarrow, he was the son of Thomas and Margaret McDonald. On the 1911 census, Matthew McDonald age 29 General Labourer in Tyneside Rivet Works is listed as living with his parents Thomas and Margaret McDonald and family at 117 Windsor Avenue, Gateshead. He enlisted in Newcastle.
Matthew is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.Vin Mullen
Pte. Patrick McDonald . British Army 1st Battalion Royal Scots (d.9th May 1915)
Patrick McDonald of the 1st Battalion Royal Scots was lost in fighting at Sanctuary Wood, Zillebeke. Patrick is remembered in Ypres on the Menin Gate memorial.Vin Mullen
Roderick McDonald . British Army 23rd Btn. Northumberland Fusiliers
Simon McDonald . British Army 23rd Btn. Northumberland Fusiliers
Pte Walter McDonald . British Army 19th Btn Northumberland Fusiliers (d.29th Mar 1918)
McDonald, Walter. Private, 59194. Killed in action on 29th March 1918.
Buried in Serre Road Cemetery No.2, Serre-les-Puisieux, Somme, in grave VIII. G. 8.
From the 19th Btn Northumberland Fusiliers Roll of Honour.Dave Willis
Cpl. William Campbell McDonald . British Army 2nd Btn. Northumberland Fusiliers (d.21st Feb 1915)Vin Mullen
Pvt. John Mcdonnell . US Army 109th Infantry Regiment from Baltimore, Co. Mayo, Eire
(d.7th Sep 1918)
Andrew McDonough . Lancashire Fusiliers from Wigan
(d.13th August 1915)
Andrew McDonough (my Great Grandad) died at sea, 13th August 1915. He was one of just 27 casualties from the Lancashire Fusiliers on board the Merchant ship SS Royal Edward. German UB-14 had just left the port of Bodrum Turkey, spotted the Royal Edward and torpedoed it. It went down in 6 minutes not far from the island of Kos with the loss of around 1000 lives.Donna
Dvr. John McDougall . British Army 57th Field Coy. Royal Engineers from Jarrow
(d.1st Mar 1918)
John McDougall served with 57th Field Coy. Royal Engineers. He was aged 26 when he died on 1st March 1918. He was born, lived and enlisted Jarrow, the Son of Archibald McDougall and brother of Archibald McDougall of 13 Bell Street East Jarrow. On the 1911 census he is recorded as John McDougall age 19 Labourer in Shipyard is with his father Archibald McDougall and stepmother Rose Ann McDougall and family at 205 High Street, Jarrow.
John is buried in Ypres Reservoir Cemetery.Vin Mullen
Pte. Joseph McDougall . Australian Imperial Forces 33rd Btn. from Mini, Newcastle, New South Wales
(d.7th Jul 1917)
L/Cpl. Michael McDougall . British Army 2nd Battalion, C Coy. Durham Light Infantry from Jarrow
(d.9th Aug 1915)
Michael McDougall served as a Lance Corporal with 2nd Battalion, "C" Coy. Durham Light Infantry. He was aged 32 when he died on 9th August 1915. He was born and enlisted Jarrow. He was the son of Jessie and the late Michael McDougall of Jarrow and the husband of Gertrude May McDougall (nee Catchpole) of 79 Queen's Road Jarrow. On the 1911 census he is recorded as Michael McDougall age 28 Rivetters Holder On at Shipyard is with his wife Gertrude May McDougall and daughter at 90 High Street, Jarrow. His mother Jessie McDougall and family are at 48 Stead Street, Jarrow in 1911.
Michael is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial and is commemorated on the Triptych in St. Paul's Church Jarrow.Vin Mullen
Pte. David McDowell . British Army 27th (Tyneside Irish) Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers from Rainton Meadows Fence Houses, County Durham
(d.4th July 1916)
David McDowell was my Great Grandad, after his death his wife was unable to cope and had to have some of her children fostered out, so no-one seems to have much information about his service record or death.Dawn
Cpl. John McDowell . British Army 404th Highland Field Company Royal Engineers from 46 MacKechnie St. Govan, Glasgow
My grand father, John McDowell served with the 404th Highland Field Company, I would like to get his service record and find out which battles he fought and the circumstances of his death.James F McDowell
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