The First World War
Officers of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Hon. Captain John Alban Donovan, M.C., D.C.M.

Soldiers of the First World War database entry - J.A. Donovan


M.C. Citation

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 2 DECEMBER, 1918; 29 November 1918, Issue number: 31043, Page number: 14273

Qrmr. and Hon. Lt. John Alban Donovan, D.C.M., 24th Can. Bn., Quebec R. - For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Throughout two days' operations, he succeeded in bringing up ammunition and supplies in spite of heavy shelling. When the transport lines were bombed by night he saved many casualties by his coolness and judgment. Thanks to his energy the battalion was kept well supplied.

Date of Birth - 29 Sep 1886

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