2 - RECORDS OF THE MEN OF LOCHBROOM
5896. PTE DONALD MACLEOD,
2nd Bn. Scots Guards.
Son of the late Mr. Alexander Maclean, Coast, Inverasdale, Poolewe, and
Mrs. Maclean, The Gardens, Leckmelm.
|Enlisted in the Scots Guards
|Upon transfer to Reserve joined the Metropolitan Police.
||August, 1914 |
His Commanding Officer wrote of him:- “I am told that he did very well in the Company, setting an excellent example, and performing his duty up to the time that he was last seen.”
Had two brothers serving –
- L.-Cpl. Roderick Maclean, 2nd Camerons. Killed, 1916
- John Maclean, N.Z.I.F.
“So this man also died after this manner, leaving his death, for an ensample of nobleness and a memorial of virtue, not only to the young but also to the great body of his nation.” – 2 Maccabees vi. 31 (Revised Version).