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Donald Mac RAE

Regimental number4761
Place of birthCoolamon, Riverina, New South Wales
SchoolGlenorie Public School; Middle Dural Public School New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGlenorie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A Rae, Glenorie, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded in France 1917; sent to England; taken prisoner April 1918.
FateDied of disease 15 January 1919
Age at death22.7
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDumfries Cemetery (Plot A of B, Grave No. 289), Scotland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Annie RAE, "Tres Bon", View Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother:Pte William Lincoln Rae, 20th Bn, killed in action Villers-Bretonneux, France, 8 August 1918; Gunner Charles L. Rae, returned.

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