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Francis John McDONALD

Regimental number4608
Place of birthHotts Flat, Police District, Bombala, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCleaner
AddressAuburn Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, A McDonald, Big Bog, Nimmitabel, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 1), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Nimmitabel Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Alexander and Louise Marion McDONALD. Native of New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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