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Hugh McDONALD

Regimental number1747
Place of birthVictoria
SchoolState School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressSea Lake PO, Sea Lake, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary McDonald, Sea Lake PO, Sea Lake, Victoria
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot X, Row C, Grave No. 16), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and Mary MCDONALD, Sea Lake, Victoria. Native of Minyip, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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