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Archibald McDONALD

Regimental number21
Place of birthWarragul, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressSea View, Warragul, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, T.R. McDonald, Sea View, Warragul, Victoria
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board A15 Star Of England on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 2 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 31), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Eliza McDONALD, Seaview, Gippsland, Victoria. Native of Warragul, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4161 Pte Leonard Albert Keith McDONALD, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, died of wounds, 12 March 1917; Pte Alexander William McDONALD; Cousins: 2332 Lance Corporal William Leslie ARNOLD, 9th Bn, died of wounds, 16 August 1916; 3520 Pte Francis Benjamin ARNOLD, 6th Bn, died of wounds, 25 August 1916.
Other details

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

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