19 October 1918

The battalion is action around Villers-en-Cauchies, in northern France.

A certain amount of shelling. Preparations of attack on 20th inst, coy commanders conference etc. Battn HQ moved up into the open in front of VILLERS EN CAUCHIES at 6pm and coys assembled in positions at 11pm. Rain started at 6pm and continued without cease all night and following day.

Son of Donald and Effie McDonald, of 2, Eorodale, Port of Ness, Stornoway.
Last address in Lewis: 2 Eorodale
Military unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/26486
Date of death: 19 October 1918 at the age of 22
Killed in action in France
Interred: Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, grave I. A. 2
Local memorial: North Lewis, Cross

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