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James Donald McKINNON

Regimental number2209
Place of birthDartmoor Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMumbannar, via Heywood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, L McKinnon, Mumbannar, via Heywood, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 August 1915
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 20), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
47
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Strathdownie Honor Roll, Strathdownie Memorial Hall, Victoria. Parents: Lachlan and Margaret McKINNON. Native of Mumbannar, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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