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Isaac James McDONALD

Regimental number3587
Place of birthChristian Brothers, Victoria Parade, Melbourne. Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address243 Bruce Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie McDonald, 243 Bruce Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed as Lieutenant in the Citizen Forces, Yarra Borders
Enlistment date28 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1918
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death25
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row E, Grave No. 8), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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