Account of a trip to the Western Isles and St. Kilda
Scope and Contents
The volume has inserted a monochromatically tinted sketch of St. Kilda
- MacDonald, William Donald, 1827-1862 (lieutenant-colonel 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Regiment of Foot) (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
He served in Crimea, 1854, and during the Indian Mutiny in 1857. He died of cholera whilst commanding the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders at Camp Jalozai on 29 October 1862, aged 35 years. he has also served as Deputy Lieutenant and JP of Caithness.
MacDonald had married Emma Lindsay on 30 August 1860. Their only son was Harry Lindsay Somerled MacDonald, born in Westminster, London, on 2 August 1861.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Account of a trip to the Western Isles and St. Kilda, 1849 and 1850, made by William Donald Macdonald (1827-1862)