James Alexander McDONALD

Regimental number1687
Place of birthBelfast, Ireland
SchoolPresbyterian School, Dundalk, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia36
Address362 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Martha McDonald, 'Leura', 362 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Margaret MCDONALD; husband of Martha MCDONALD, 10 Winllan Avenue, West Shore, Llandudno, Wales. Native of Belfast, Ireland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McDONALD James Alexander