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John Edward McDONALD

Regimental number611
Place of birthAbroath
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressMagdala, Tressider Avenue, Haberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Louisa McDonald, Magdala Tressider Avenue, Haberfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Boer War.
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name17th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1916
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death37

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