|Place of birth||Violet Town, Victoria|
|Address||c/o Mrs W. Luscombe, Violet Town, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs W. Luscombe, Violet Town, Victoria|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Unit name||Australian Army Service Corps Details|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||11th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 38520 Driver William Melton McPHERSON, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 8 July 1919.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 4 August 1917; disembarked Glasgow, Scotland, 2 October 1917; marched in to Australian Army Service Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 3 October 1917.
Transferred to Artillery Details, Larkhill, 10 October 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 9 January 1918; taken on strength, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, in the field, 15 January 1918, and posted to 43rd Battery.
Wounded in action, 16 October 1918 (gun shot wound, left leg); admitted to 41st Casualty Clearing Station, 17 October 1918; transferred to 9th General Hospital, Rouen, 21 October 1918; to England, 2 November 1918, and admitted to Devonport Military Hospital, 4 November 1918 (wound: severe); transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 16 December 1918; discharged on furlough, 23 December 1918, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 6 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoa', 28 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 8 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 8 May 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name does not appear on Embarkation Roll.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McPHERSON Donald Francis|