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Leslie McDONALD

Regimental number1693
Place of birthAdavale Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressThylangra Station, Adavale, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Effie Dunbar, Adavale, Queensland
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 197 Driver Alexander McDONALD, 1st Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 August 1973

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