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James Henry McDONALD

Regimental number27514
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
SchoolBeasley's Bridge State School
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBeasley's Bridge, via St Arnaud, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J McDonald, Beasley's Bridge, via St Arnaud, Victoria
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 6 November 1918
Age at death24.7
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialSt. Marie Cemetery (Division 62, Plot II, Row M, Grave No. 5), Le Havre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Isabella MCDONALD, Beasley's Bridge, St. Arnaud, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin John Victor mcCalluns Machine Gunna was killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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