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John Ebenezer DONALDSON

Place of birthWilcannia, River Darling, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Grammar School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressKinsone Street, Wahroonga
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, G S Donaldson, Kinsone Street, Wahroonga
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of disease 11 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death30
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 42), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Grace Gertrude DONALDSON, husband of Katherine M. DONALDSON, Kintore Road, Wahroonga, New South Wales. Native of Wilcannie River, Darling~
Family/military connectionsBrother of Charles Bernard Donaldson killed in action at Gallipoli, also brother Lieut George Shirley Donaldson MC 55th Battalion.

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