MacDonald, Duncan (2711)
Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC
Age: 30 years
Enlistment Details: Friday, 20 August 1915 – Blackboy Hill, WA
Service Number: 2711 view online service record
c/o Post Office
Next of Kin:
Alex Samuel MacDonald (father)
Date: Tuesday, 2 November 1915
Ship: HMAT Ulysses A38
Port: Fremantle, WA
Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion – 6th Reinforcements
DOW: Wednesday, 25 April 1917
Sergeant, 51 Infantry, died of wounds 25 April, 1917, aged 32, commemorated Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, France.
Parents: Alexander Samuel and Margaret MACDONALD, born Port Melbourne, educated Christian Brothers?, Scotch College, Perth. He enlisted as a 30 year-old stockman from Nullagine via Marble Bar, Western Australia, his father as next of kin, but marked as address unknown. The circular was returned by an aunt, Mrs Mary MARTIN at 462 City Road, South Melbourne who received MacDonald’s medals on the proviso that they be returned if his father was located.
Additional research by Brian Membrey