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Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAssistant traveller
Address71 Lyall Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Donaldson, Bay Road, Claremont, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Western Australian Infantry Regiment.
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name51st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 20 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1919
Discharge date6 February 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DONALDSON Alan Keith

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