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744   Lance Sergeant John McDonald
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/08/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Depot, Army Cycling Corps (British Army)
Died: 22/12/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 37
TO BE CONFIRMED. There is a Sergeant John McDonald, of the Cycling Corps, listed in Presbyterian records. He is listed as having lived in Granville, Dungannon and been part of the congregation of the 2nd Presbyterian Church in Dungannon. These records show he died of wounds. This is the best match so far. However, no link has been found to relate this Belfast man to Dungannon.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Belfast Dundonald Cemetery
  Dundonald, Belfast, 6
Grave Ref: Grave E3-288
CWGC Casualty 661359
Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery is on the Belfast-Newtownards road. Opened in 1905, it covers 45 acres and contains war graves of both world wars. The 1914-1918 War burials are scattered throughout the cemetery.
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists a McDonald family Possible listing of John & Martha McDonald
2 2nd Presbyterian Dungannon John McDonald, died of wounds, cycling corps
3 Dundonald Cemetery Photo of John McDonald's headstone
4 Photo of John McDonald's headstone
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 Private J McDonald - Canadians Another possible John McDonald from Dungannon area
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023