This memorial plaque is dedicated to Lt. Donald MacDonald who served in the U.S. Navy in World War I.
The inscription reads:
Lieutenant Donald MacDonald
Who, following the best traditions of the sea, gave his life that his shipmates might be saved, Jan. 1, 1922.
Born Erie Pa, Jan. 3, 1879 - Enlisted U.S. Navy Mar. 11, 1898 - Served during the Spanish American War and Commissioned Lieutenant, U.S. Navy Jan. 1918 - Served during the World War.
"Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends."
Erected by the Citizens of Erie
Dedicated May 1, 1926