Donald Ferguson Irvine Scotland Singapore England Malaysia

Biography of Donald Ferguson Irvine

Lieutenant Donald Ferguson Irvine, RAMC, was born in Glasgow and studied at the University, graduating MB ChB in 1933 and gaining a Diploma in Public Health. He was Resident Medical Officer at Clayponds Isolation Hospital in Ealing and was appointed Assistant Medical Officer of Health for the Borough of Ealing, before he joined the Malayan Medical Service and moved to Taiping as Health Officer.

Irvine died on 15 February 1942, the day that Singapore surrendered to the Japanese.


Donald Ferguson Irvine
Born 23 July 1910, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 15 February 1942.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1933;
University Link: Graduate
Father's Details: William Irvine; Gauge fitter
War Service: Lieutenant, Royal Army Medical Corps
Grave / Memorial: Singapore Memorial, Singapore
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 14th Feb 2013

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland
Place of Birth

Singapore Singapore, No Region
Place of Death

England England, Ealing

Malaysia Malaysia, Taiping

University Connections

University Roles

  • Graduate

WWII Roll of Honour