Private Daniel Donoghue

Private Daniel Donoghue,  7th Battalion, Black Watch. He was killed during the German March Offensive on 24th March 1918, aged 28, and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Arras, France. He was the son of Mr and Mrs Donoghue, Gunsgreen, Ayton and was their third son to have fallen in battle. The Battalion faced great odds and was forced back until Hebuterne was reached and a reorganisation could take place. During this period 21st March – 26th March the Battalion had casualties of 23 Officers and 627 Other Ranks from a total strength of 39 Officers and 941 Other Ranks.

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