William Thomas McDONALD

Regimental number3452
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
SchoolAlfred Crescent State School, North Fitzroy, Victoria
AddressNorth Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J.C. McDonald, 176 Barkly Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date11 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialRosieres Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Eliza MCDONALD, 176 Barkly Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: 1020 Pte Claude HANSEN, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal