Unsolved Murders

William Alexander McDonald

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 24 Jul 1913

Place: Needles, Isle of Wight

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

William Alexander McDonald was found dead at the bottom of some cliffs at the Needles on the Isle of Wight.

He had been a gunner in the Royal Garrison Artillery.

He was said to have got out of bed and left the barrack room while a thick fog prevailed and was never seen alive again.


*map pointers are rough estimates based on known location details as per Place field above.


see Nottingham Evening Post - Thursday 24 July 1913