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Allan Walter McDONALD

Regimental number2474
Place of birthGreta.Victoria
SchoolGreta
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressGarfield, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jessie McDonald, Garfield, Victoria
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 March 1917
Place of death or woundingMorchies near Bapaune.
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialBapaume Australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
166
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Frances MCDONALD; husband of Jessie MCDONALD, 31 Munster Avenue, Caulfield. Native of Greta, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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