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Lindsay Gordon McDONALD

Regimental number500
Place of birthToongabbie, Gippsland, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
AddressIllawarra Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinArchibald McDonald, Waverley, Illawarra Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21.7
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNo. 2 Outpost Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 40), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Archibald and Sarah Jane MCDONALD, 'Waverley', 26 Illawarra Road, Flemington, Victoria. Native of Toongabbie, Victoria
Family/military connectionsUncle: 164 Pte John McDONALD, 8th Bn, killed in action, 8 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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