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Angus Herbert McDONALD

Regimental number2391
Place of birthNathalia Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCoachsmith
AddressNathalia, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, D McDonald, Nathalia, Victoria
Enlistment date26 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Determination and skill in leading section, enabling valuable services to be rendered. (Near Ypres 20-22 September 1917).'
Recommendation date: 29 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal

During the operations near POLYGON de ZILLEBEKE east of YPRES on 20/22nd September 1917, Cpl. McDONALD led his section with determination and skill, capturing a Machine Gun and 10 prisoners. He assisted materially in the consolidation.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Date of death14 June 1977

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