Henry Alexander DONALD

Regimental number1656
Place of birthDarlingford, Victoria
SchoolDarlingford State School, Victoria
AddressMount Pleasant Farm, Woodend, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, William Donald, Mount Pleasant Farm, Woodend, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed 3 years in the 8th A.I.R. (HQ Castlemaine).
Enlistment date14 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 May 1915
Age at death30.5
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ellen DONALD. Native of Darlingford, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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