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David DONALD

Regimental number15423
Place of birthDundee, Scotland
SchoolMorgan Academy, Dundee, Scotland (Gold Medalist)
Age on arrival in Australia35
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationArchitect
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Donald, 17A South Wellington Street, Dundee, Scotland
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 28 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetry (Row C, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Jessie DONALD, 17A, Wellington Street, Dundee, Scotland
Family/military connectionsCousin: 2403 Walter STEWART
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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