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William McDONALD

Regimental number2778
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
Place of birthAlbion, Queensland
SchoolVally State School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address653 Leichardt Street, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinGrandparent, Mrs Francis McDonald, 653 Leichardt Street, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 April 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialRue-Du-Bacquerot (13th London) (Row F, Grave No. 28), Laventie, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James MCDONALD and Francis CURTIS (formerly MCDONALD), Pickering Street, Enoggera, Queensland
Family/military connectionsNephew of Frank Moate, killed in action in France.

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