|Place of birth||Wyrallah, New South Wales|
|School||Tucki Public and Lismore Public Schools, New South Wales|
|Address||Maryvale, Wyrallah, Richmond River, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, T. McDonald, Maryvale, Wyrallah, Richmond River, New South Wales|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Captain P McDonald and uncle of deceased served in the South African War.|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Armentieres, France|
|Age at death||20|
|Age at death from cemetery records||20|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 3), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas and Margaret MCDONALD, Maryvale, Wyrallah, New South Wales. Native of Tucki, Tucki|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 5 November 1915; disembarked Suez, ex-HMT 'Wandilla', 7 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Reported missing, 20 July 1916.
Identification disc received from Germany. No particulars afforded except the soldier is deceased. To be reported as killed in action, 20 July 1916, on he authority of the Assistant Adjutant General, ANZAC Section, 3rd Echelon, General Headquarters, British Expeditionary Force.
Handwritten note on B.103: 'Buried in the vicinity of Fleurbaix, Sh.36 N.W.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McDONALD Archie|