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Henry Archie DONALDSON

Regimental number5089
Place of birthToombon, Victoria
SchoolHeyfield State School, Victoria
AddressHeyfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mr E Donaldson, Heyfield, Victoria
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 28), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Rlsie DONALDSON, Heyfield, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother gained the DCM.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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