2nd Lieutenant Charles Hodson Barrington MacDonald

Biography of 2nd Lieutenant Charles Hodson Barrington MacDonald

Charles Hodson Barrington MacDonald was born in Rangoon, Burma in 1889, son of Fitz Charles David MacDonald, an East India Merchant.

In 1907 he came to the University of Glasgow for one year to study Medicine and took Chemistry and Anatomy.

Charles joined the Royal Field Artillery and went to the front line in France in 1915. 2nd Lieutenant Charles Hodson Barrington MacDonald was killed in action on 25th March 1915, aged 26. He is buried in the Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, 2 miles south-east of the village of Laventie, in the Pas de Calais region of France. 2nd Lieutenant Charles Hodson Barrington MacDonald is remembered on the plaque in the Strachur Memorial Hall (see The Scottish War Memorials Project), which was erected by the people of Strachur in 1923, in memory of those who gave their lives in the Great War.

Summary

2nd Lieutenant Charles Hodson Barrington MacDonald
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Regiment: 44th Bty. Royal Field Artillery
Degree: Alumnus
Awards: N/A
Comments: Killed in action, 25 March 1915
Note/Press Clipping: N/A
Photo ID: N/A

Sources

University of Glasgow General Council, Registry and Roll of Honour records.

Place of Commemoration: Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Debt of Honour Register

The Scottish War Memorials Project.

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