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William Donald McMULKIN

Regimental number3537
Place of birthHunter River, New South Wales
OccupationPipe layer
Address54 Belgrave Street, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 10.5"
Weight188 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Mary McMulkin, 54 Belgrave Street, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 May 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 14 March 1919
Discharge date15 June 1919
Other details

War service: disembarked Suez and marched in to Reinforcements Camp, Moascar,10 December 1917. Marched out to 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, 21 May 1918. Transferred to 6th Light Horse Regiment, 6 June 1918, and taken on strength, Solomon's Pools, 10 June 1918.

Admitted to 44th Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 15 January 1919 (malaria), and listed as dangerously ill. Removed from dangerously ill list, 23 February 1919. Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 23 February 1919 (broncho-pneumonia).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 15 March 1919 (debility); disembarked Sydney, 20 April 1919, for onward travel to Melbourne; discharged (medically unfit), 15 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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