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William McDONALD

Regimental number2134
Place of birthFitzroy Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinBrother, Thomas McDonald, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 April 1918
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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