Three Canadian Norm MacDonalds died during the First World War


Private Norm MacDonald (


) was part of the Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment) 27th Bn. He went missing, presumed dead, on November 18/19, 1916. Born on April 30, 1889, he was the son of John MacDonald, of Stornoway, Scotland. He enlisted on October 22, 1915, in Calgary, Alberta where he was working as a laborer. He had previously served with the 3rd Seaforth Highlanders for five years.

Private Norm D.S. MacDonald was part of the Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment) 27th Bn. Born June 7, 1891, he died on September 15, 1916, and is buried at the Vimy Memorial.   

While taking part in operations with his company he was killed by shrapnel wounds in the stomach at Sunken Road, near Coureelette. – 363

Lieutenant Norm M. MacDonald was part of the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles, Quebec Regiment. At the age of 25, he died on May 19, 1916.  He was the son of Lt.-Col. R. T. Macdonald (C.A.M.C.) and Annie Elizabeth Macdonald, of Sutton, P.O. Quebec. He was educated at Trinity College School, Port Hope, and a Graduate of McGill College, Montreal.