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Hector Donald McDONALD

Regimental number2171
Place of birthKilmore, Victoria
Other NamesMCDONALD, Hcctor Donald
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorsebreaker
AddressTarcutta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs A McDonald, Tarcutta, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularOne of the best liked soldiers in his reinforsement; liked both by his comrades and officers. (E.L.McDonald Brother)
FateKilled in Action 06-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death9 August 1915
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 121), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Annie McDONALD, Tarcutta, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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