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James Evan McDONALD

Regimental number6691
Place of birthClarence River, New South Wales
SchoolGovernment School
OccupationMotor driver
AddressBallina, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinFather, E J McDonald, Skinner Street, Ballina, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed several months in the Scottish Rifles, Ballina, Richmond River.
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death39.5
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Evan James and Matilda Jane McDONALD, Martin Street, Ballina, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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