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David George MACDONALD

Regimental number1976
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBoilermaker
Addressboulder, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Maud MacDonald, 2269 Johnstone Street, Boulder, Western Australia
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 18), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald and Margaret MACDONALD; husband of Ethel DUNCAN (formerly MACDONALD), Brooklands, Baandee, Western Australia. Native of South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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