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Stanley Graham McDONALD

Regimental number697
Place of birthDubbo, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressPetersham, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Sarah Jane McDonald, 'Blair House', 10 South Avenue, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Railway Operating Company
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Fate incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 'returned to Australia, 1 July 1919'.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Tried by Field General Court Martial, 30 January 1919, on charges of (1) civil offence of shooting; (2) drunkenness: acquitted on charge (1); found guilty on charge (2): sentenced to 90 days' Field Punishment No 2 and forfeiture of 115 days' pay.

Due to commence return to Australia on 21 June 1919; deserted.

Lived in England under the name of Leslie GRAHAM; died in 1973.
SourcesNAA: B2455, McDONALD Stanley Graham

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