Regimental number5401
Place of birthQueenscliff Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRockvale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Alexander McDonald, 8 Lennox Street, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCrouix-Du-Bac British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 9), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Fanny McDONALD; husband of Elsie May McDONALD, 28 Cliff Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal