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MacDonald, Allan Douglas (756)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 19 years 6 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 11 January 1915 – Broadmeadows, VIC

Service Number: 756            view online service record

Kinglake via Whittlesea, VIC

Next of Kin:
Alice Mary MacDonald (mother)
Kinglake via Whittlesea, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 10 May 1915
Ship: HMAT Ulysses A38
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion

DOW: Tuesday, 18 September 1917
Place: Belgium

Private, 22 Infantry, died of wounds 16 September, 1917, Belgium, aged 22, commemorated Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.

Parents: Richard Shields (late) and Mrs Alice Mary MACDONALD, born Port Melbourne, educated Nott Street SS, family then at 25 Beaconsfield Parade. Macdonald enlisted with his mother at Kinglake West as next of kin, occupation shown as an orchardist/labourer. Siblings Ivy and Keith, died of wounds 18 September 1917, 17th Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium and commemorated on the Whittlesea War Memorial.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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