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Alexander Cosmo McDONALD

Regimental number751
Place of birthCharlton, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressJeruk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, A McDonald, Jeruk, via Glenloth, Victoria
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialTyne cot Cemetery (Plot XXXV, Row G, Grave No. 9), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Allan and Jessie MCDONALD, Pine Plains, Culgoa, Victoria. Native of Charlton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother Norman Allan McDonald, Sergeant, returned.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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