Regiment Nos. 21806 Private Henry Mcdonald

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Regiment Nos. 21806 Private Henry Mcdonald

Postby hilsel » Fri Feb 23, 2007 11:20 am

Can anyone let me know if I can gain any information from a Regiment No. Private 21806, Henry Mcdonald was my Grandfather, who died on 6 August 1915 at Galipoli, I know he was a soldier in 1901, as shown on the 1901 census, but I do not now when or where he enlisted. Any information would be gratefully received. Regards Hilary
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Re: Regiment Nos. 21806 Private Henry Mcdonald

Postby carolbaker » Wed Nov 09, 2011 11:33 am

My name is Carol Baker nee McDonald, Henry McDonald was my grandfather - my father's name was John known as Jack.
I have quite a bit of information can you let me know what you require and hopefully we can help each other.
I know his father's name was Thomas and his mother's Eliza but I cannot find a maiden name for her - research is showing that Henry's mother may have only been 16 years old when he was born - still trying to go further with this but not doing very well.
Henry enlisted at Wolverhampton - some uncertainty about his age.
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Re: Regiment Nos. 21806 Private Henry Mcdonald

Postby allanp » Tue Nov 15, 2011 9:52 pm

Hi Hilary/Carol

I have found the following information in the Worcester Herald

9th October 1915 edition
Missing
21806 Pte H. McDonald 4th Batt

11th March 1916 edition
Previously reported missing now reported Killed
21806 Pte H. McDonald

Regards Allan
12631 Lance Sergt George William Hill. KIA Vimy Ridge, 28 April 1916 3rd Battalion
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