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Name:
John Walter Donald
Casualty No.:
Initials:
J W
Service No.:
28930; 34316
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Age at Death:
21
Ranks:
Lance Corporal
Unit:
General Service Cavalry; Northumberland Fusiliers, 12th Battalion
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Home Address:
Bowes area including Gallow Hill and Six Chimneys Farm. At the time of John's death, his parents were living at The Square, Romaldkirk.
Civilian Employment:
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Date of Death:
07-January-1917
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
St.Giles' Church, Bowes
Overseas Commemorated:
Hooge Crater Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Buried:
Hooge Crater Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Son of Robert and Jane Donald. Robert was a farmer and Innkeeper. John was the younger brother of Frederick, who was killed on 18 September 1916, a sister called Margaret (Six Chimneys Farm) and was the older brother of Thomas (a Carter by trade and described as "simple").  In 1901, John and brother Frederick were living with their sister at Six Chimneys Farm. By 1911, John was living with his parents and Thomas at Gallow Hill, Bowes. His parents later moved to Romaldkirk. 

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First Name: Bowes War Memorials; www.cwgc.org;; Last Name: Bowes War Memorials; www.cwgc.org;; Initials: Bowes War Memorials; www.cwgc.org;; Service: www.cwgc.org; Private Individual; Ranks: Bowes War Memorials; www.cwgc.org;; Service Number: www.cwgc.org; Private Individual; Unit: www.cwgc.org; Private Individual; Age at Death: www.cwgc.org;; Place Enlisted: Private Individual; Home Address: www.cwgc.org; Private Individual; Cause of Death: Private Individual; Date of Death: www.cwgc.org;; UK Commemorated: Private Individual; Overseas Commemorated: www.cwgc.org; Private Individual; Buried: www.cwgc.org; Private Individual; Family Details: www.cwgc.org; Private Individual; Local Memorials: Private Individual; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Local Memorials: newmp.org.uk; Date of Death Day: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Day: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Year: www.cwgc.org;