George Macdonald, 7 Guershader

Mr and Mrs Alexander Macdonald, 7 Guershader, have received official confirmation that their son, Lance-corporal George Macdonald, Canadian contingent, was killed in action in France on 9th May. This gallant soldier was in Canada for about a year before war broke out, and immediately enlisted in the Dominion's Overseas Forces. He had been two years in France in the thick of othe fighting, but came through without a scratch till the day on which he was killed. He was 26 years of age and had been serving his apprenticeship as a fitter in Greenock before emigrating to Canada. The sorrowing parents and family have the sincere sympathy of the entire community in their sore bereavement. Mr and Mrs Macdonald have anothe rson serving, namely Pte John Angus Macdonald, Seaforth Highlanders.

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