Capt Alexander Lindsay Macdonald

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The Royal Memorial Chapel

Chapel Square

Royal Military Acadamy Sandhurst


GU15 4NR


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Panelling
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to Memorial to Captain Alexander Lindsay Macdonald, MC, The Black Watch, attached to the Royal Flying Corps. Son of Donald Macdonald. Gentlemen cadet at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Commissioned on 10 Aug 1915. In Sep 1915 gained his pilots certificate at the Military school, Farnborough. Joined No 9 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps who were carrying out artillery observation flying RE8s. Awarded the Military Cross (London Gazette 22 Sep 1916). Shot down and killed with 2nd Lieutenant Francis John Ashburnham Wodehouse. He is buried in Grave III. D. 10. of Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium.
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Alexander Lindsay Macdonald, MC, Capt The Black Watch, att RFC. Killed in action near Ypres 26th Aug 1917. For God, King and Country.

Captain Alexander Lindsay Macdonald

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