Name :            Donald Macleod

Gaelic Name: 'Dolaidh Thormoid'

                      Domhnall, Mac Thormoid Mhic Dhomhnaill, Mhic

                        Dhomhnaill Ruaidh

                      Son of Norman andChristina (Campbell) Macleod

Address:        53 North Tolsta

 

Rank:   Private
Service unit:     2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number:    3/7350
Date of Death:        29th March 1918
Age:     18 years
Theatre of War: France
Interred:   Body not recovered
Memorial:  Arras Memorial, Bay 8

North Tolsta Memorial Cairn

North Tolsta WW1 Memorial Plaque

Additional information: Donald was among a group of Tolsta boys who falsified their age at the beginning of the war and ended up in France at the age of 16. When their correct age was discovered they were sent back home. Donald's father insisted his son went back to fight for his country as soon as he reached 18 years of age. He was killed soon after re- enlisting

            

       

                

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WW1 British Campaign Medals

British War Medal

Victory Medal

1914 -1915 Star