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Donald Gordon McHATTIE

Place of birth4 Hunter Street, Newcastle
Other trainingServed as a LT in the Cadets. Served as a LT in the Army Service Corps.
OccupationClerk
Address'Alvah', Hunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinJames Cameron McHattie, 'Alvah', Hunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military service25th AASC
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name1 Divisional Train (1 to 4 Coys Army Service Corps) October, 1914
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 12 (27 January 1916).
Recommendation date: May 1915

FateDied of wounds 17 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 37), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Frances MCHATTIE, 4 Hunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales

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