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Charles MACDONALD

Regimental number4620
Place of birthDuffdown Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C Macdonald, 'Cardon', Knocklands, Morayshire, Scotland
Enlistment date1 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 26 March 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

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

Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as McDONALD.
Date of death15 April 1941
Age at death47
Place of burialParkes Cemetery, New South Wales

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