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Regimental number650
Date of birth22 November 1892
Place of birthGranya, Victoria
SchoolShepparton and Geelong State Schools, Victoria
OccupationBank clerk
AddressGeelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinHugh Macdonald, Geelong,, Victoria
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name13th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Geelong branch, 11 August 1911. Transferred to Albury branch, May 1912; to Wodonga branch, February 1914.
FateKilled in Action 4 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row D, Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and Grace MACDONALD, 215 Brunswick Road, West Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Killed (bullet through forehead) leading an attack on German 'Stormy Trench'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), pp. 245-6.

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