|Place of birth||South Yarra, Victoria|
|Address||Oodnadatta, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||32|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs F A McDonald, c/o Mrs Fahey, Weymouth Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 12 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 30 September 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 October 1916; joined 10th Bn, in the field, 18 November 1916.
Wounded in action, 9 December 1916 (shell shock); admitted to Casualty Clearing Station, 10 December 1916 (shell concussion); transferred to England, 19 December 1916, and admitted same day to 1st Southern General Hospital, Monyhull, Birmingham; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 11 January 1917; discharged on furlough, 27 March 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 10 April 1917.
Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HS 'Miltiades', 4 May 1917 (concussion parietal); discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 21 September 1917.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDied, 7 October 1917. Death attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McDONALD John Henry|