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George Edward McDONALD

Date of birth25 December 1882
Place of birthStawell, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMaster signwriter
Address214 Oxford Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 11"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alvina McDonald, 214 Oxford Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name1st Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
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Unit: 3rd Battalion
Promotion date: 20 May 1915

FateReturned to Australia 6 July 1919
Discharge date8 August 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Returned to Australia, 12 December 1915 (gun shot wound, right arm); re-embarked, 8 November 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boonah', 6 July 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Sydney, 8 August 1920.
Date of death5 June 1955
Age at death72
SourcesNAA: B2455, McDONALD George Edward

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