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Donald McDONALD

Regimental number5172
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDriver
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs E L McDonald, 332 City Road, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


*'Conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty as Company runner.' (East of Ypres).
Recommendation date: "26 September 1917

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 3 October 1917

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 10 October 1917*"

FateReturned to Australia 27 January 1917

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