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James MCDONALD

Regimental number510
Place of birthScotland
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane Street, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinDr. John Mcdonald, Brisbane Street, Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 August 1919
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1920
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date31 March 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT Cap Verde', 5 January 1920; disembarked Sydney, 5 March 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 31 March 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as MACDONALD.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MCDONALD James

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