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Alan William McDONALD

Regimental number32154
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway porter
Addressc/o Mrs Welch, 26 Campbell Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W McDonald, Park Avenue, Mascot, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service5th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 5, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/112/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Date of death17 November 1933
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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