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Regimental number863
Place of birthSouth Africa
Addressc/o Mistress Sweeney, East Street, Extended Mount Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane MacDonald, 6 Newton Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, G Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 November 1915
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 19), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane MACDONALD, 6 Newton Street, Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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