12th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles
E. L. MCDONALD LIEUT. ROYAL IRISH RIFLES BORN 24TH JUNE 1882 - DIED 23RD NOVEMBER 1917.
Edward was born on the 27th June 1882, not the 24th as his inscription reads. He was the son of James T. McDonald of Cromwell Road Belfast. He was the brother of Charles McDonald (OC142). Both boys entered Campbell College in 1894.
According to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Edward was killed on 22nd November 1917 not the 23rd as is listed in the Campbell College Register.
Edward is commemorated at Cambrai Memorial, Louveral Nord, France.
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