Private Charles MacDonald

Private Charles Edward Stuart MacDonald, 5th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders. He was killed in action in Holland, aged 18, on the 18th November 1944. He had been born in Edinburgh in 1926 and was the son of David and Annie MacDonald of 78 Mill Street, Selkirk.. He had been employed as an agent for the Prudential Assurance Company and was a member of the Home Guard before being called up and joining his Battalion in early October 1944. He is buried in Mierlo War Cemetery, Netherlands where his Headstone is inscribed ” Until The Day Break”. The Battalion was part of the 51st ( Highland ) Division and the photos show Highlanders in 1944.

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