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Arthur McDONALD

Regimental number5437
Place of birthCooyar Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarrier
AddressCooyar, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M McDonald, Pearson Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O. Plot VIII, Row J, Grave No. 4), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ross and Mary MCDONALD, Picnic Point, Bairnsdale, Victoria. Native of Buchan, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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