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Thomas Alexander McDONALD

Regimental number611
Place of birthCreswick, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressRocklyn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M McDonald, Rocklyn, Victoria
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. II), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Margaret MCDONALD, New Gisborne Hotel, New Gisborne, Victoria, Australia. Native of Creswick, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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