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Neil Lamont McDONALD

Regimental number2060
Place of birthArdmona
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressYannathan, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Matilda Ann McDonald, Longwarry P.O., Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularCousin Pte J V Hollingsworth, of derrinal who was killed at Gallipoli.
FateDied of wounds 14 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
166
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Stuart and Margaret MCDONALD; husband of Matilda MCDONALD, 2 Haines Street, Glenferrie, Victoria
Family/military connectionsThree brothers also served in the A.I.F. Lieut L.J. McDonald Royal Flying Corp, accidently killed whilst serving his country. Signaller N.V. McDonald Pte R McDonald, stretcher bearer, A.I.F. (Matlida McDonald Wife)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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