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Robert Smith DONALDSON

Regimental number2396
Place of birthDundee, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressWellington Street, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jemmima Donaldson, Wellington Street, Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 5 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of burialTempleux-la-Guerard British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Farleigh Mill & District Roll of Honor, Mackay, Queensland.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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