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James Christopher DONALDSON

Date of birth13 June 1889
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolBalmain Public School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressCarieville Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, T Donaldson, Carieville Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name17th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Other detailsService in France. Wounded at Bullecourt 3 May 1917

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