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St Columba's church Portree : Capt Hon RI MacDonald ,(WW1

 
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Keptie



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 19, 2010 9:02 pm    Post subject: St Columba's church Portree : Capt Hon RI MacDonald ,(WW1 Reply with quote

St COLUMBA'S SCOTTISH EPISCOPAL CHURCH, PORTREE :

this church has a wooden Ornamental cross on a base and stand. It is located in the Foyer of this church .

The wording is on the Cross itself and on the circle above and below the spar of the cross :



"To the ..................Memory

Of

Capt The Hon R.I. MacDonald
Cameron Highlanders
Attd I B D Cherbourg

Died

17 . 10. 18


( I hope to add a photo )

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Keptie



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 19, 2010 9:12 pm    Post subject: Capt the hon R I MacDonald Cameron Hdrs Reply with quote

CWGC index shows

MacDonald The Hon Ronald Ian
Captain
Cameron Highlanders
3rd Bn
attd as Staff , Infantry Base Depot, Cherbourg
aged 34
death 17 October 1918
Legion of Honour Son of 6th Baron MacDonald of Slate and baroness MacDonald of Armadale Castle, Isle of Skye , husband of the Hon Mrs Helen Elizabeth MacDonald of Frilsham Home Farm , Yattendon , Berks

Grave B1
Tourlaville Comunal Cemetery and extention France



Officers died in the Great War : Queens Own Cameron Highlanders
3d Battalion
MacDonald
Ronald Ian
Capt The Hon
Died date 17 October 1918

Died

(att Gen Staff )


He is not listed on the Scottish National War Memorial , Edinburgh Castle



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PostPosted: Thu Sep 23, 2010 11:52 am    Post subject: Re: Capt the hon R I MacDonald Cameron Hdrs Reply with quote

Keptie wrote:
He is not listed on the Scottish National War Memorial , Edinburgh Castle
pwa


Pat

You have to look for him under MacDonald, T ('t' being for the, as in The Hon)

Surname: MacDONALD
Firstname: The Hon Ronald Ian
Date Death: 17/10/1918
Place of birth: Sleat
Other :Staff.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Capt
Theatre of death: Unknown

Regards

Adam
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

See this web page for photographs-http://thereturned.co.uk/crosses/portree/

This is now WMR 75936
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