George MacDonald

Bank: The Royal Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Glasgow Sauchiehall Street branch

Died: 10 April 1918


George Lyall MacDonald was born in Glasgow in 1877, the son of Walter MacDonald, a confectioner, and his wife Jeanie. He worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland.


During the First World War MacDonald left his job at the bank's Glasgow Sauchiehall Street branch to go on military service, becoming a Private in the King's Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action in Belgium on 10 April 1918.


George MacDonald is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

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