Mr Daniel and Mrs Sarah McDonald of 4 Mason Street, also lost two sons. Both, John and Joseph McDonald were aged 21 when they died. Their third son Daniel also committed suicide in 1917 aged 17.


Robert and Elizabeth Wilson, lost their son Paul of heart failure, serving with the Canadian Engineers on 22/1/17. Another son, Francis C Wilson, died a month later, on the ‘Gitano’ on 26/2/17. A third son, John William Wilson, was lost on the oil tanker ‘San Gregorio’ in November 1917. Their two Grandsons, Ernest and Francis Barnby, had already been killed fighting in France.



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