Donaldson was a joiner for the Drainage Board before the war and a member of Boston B patrol.
He left prior to the nominal roll being compiled and joined the SAS.
After the war he returned to the Black Sluice Drainage Board and became Foreman, retiring in 1975.
He was a keen ballroom dancer and a member of the Conservative Association and also the British Legion.
Lincolnshire Standard 16 November 1995