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William McDONALD

Regimental number2704
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWoolclasser
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes McDonald, Colac Road, Belmont, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death22 May 1967

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