Father: Mr Robert Donald b. Startforth 1894; Mother Margaret Plewes
Brother: Alfred Donald b.1886-d.1962
Brother: John George Donald b.1884- d.1965
Teesdale Mercury 13 OCTOBER 1915 – Page 5:
'Robert Donald, son of Mr Robert Donald, Startforth, has joined the hospital service in connection with the Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth. His brother, Alfred, is serving in the Royal Garrison Artillery in France.'