Donald MacIver Scotland

Biography of Donald MacIver

Able Seaman Donald MacIver was born in Stornaway and studied for an Arts degree at the University, 1935 to 1938. He left the University without graduating and joined the Royal Navy.

MacIver was killed on 2 October 1942 when his ship was in collision with RMS Queen Mary and Curacao sank with the loss of 338 lives.


Donald MacIver
Born 25 November 1915, Stornoway, Scotland.
Died 2 October 1942.
GU Degree: Arts, 1935-38;
University Link: Student
Father's Details: Malcolm MacIver; Crofter
War Service: Able Seaman, Royal Navy
Grave / Memorial: Sandwick Cemetery, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 18th Feb 2008

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WWII Roll of Honour