John Frederick William McDONALD

Regimental number1131
Place of birthAbrouth, Scotland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressChapple Street, Magill, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 9.5"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs.Florence Myrtle McDonald, 51 Bernard's Road, Magill, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 12 years in the British Army; time expired.
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Morea on 26 August 1915
FateDied of disease 21 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 136), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Florence Myrtle MCDONALD, Ellis Street, Magill, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 680 Pte George Joseph GREGORY, 43rd Bn, killed in action, 28 January 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Died of typhus broncho pneumonia.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McDONALD John Frederick William