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Hugh McDONALD

Regimental number2705
Place of birthLara, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationHorsebreaker
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Selma McDonald, c/o Mrs Trigg, Meredith, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Boer War.
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1917
Place of death or woundingDundee, Scotland
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialDundee Western Necropolis (DD. 4. 116), Scotland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Selina Maud MCDONALD, Meredith, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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