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William Austin McDONALD

Regimental number2700
Place of birthCooma New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLaboure
Address3 Munni Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinAunt, Mrs John Bell, Nimmitabel, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 September 1951
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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