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Basil MACDONALD

Regimental number37
Place of birthGympie Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPostal official
Address'Antwerp', Henrietta Street, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Vera Ruth Macdonald, 'Antwerp', Henrietta Street, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 October 1915
Unit nameArmy Field Post Office Details (November 1915)
AWM Embarkation Roll number17/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Medina on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Other details

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

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