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MacDonald, Norman (3343)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 18 years 10 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 5 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 3343            view online service record

106 Clark Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
James MacDonald (father)
106 Clark Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 11 October 1915
Ship: HMAT Nestor A71
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion – 11th Reinforcements

DOD: Tuesday, 24 September 1918
Place: No 1 Australian Aux Hospital, Harefield Park, England

Brother: Ronald James MacDonald.

Private, 21 Infantry, died of disease 24 September, 1918, England, aged 22, commemorated Harefield (St Mary) Churchyard, Harefield, England.

Parents: James and Mrs Elizabeth MACDONALD, born Port Melbourne, educated Graham Street SS. He enlisted as an 18-year-old carter with next of kin at 106 Clark Street, Port Melbourne and died in England from chronic nephritis and pneumonia after being invalided back from France. A brother, 46, Quarter Master Sergeant Ronald James MACDONALD also enlisted from 106 Clark Street. A Death Notice, Port Melbourne Standard, 5 October, 1918 reveals two sisters and four other brothers. Circular returned from Beach Road, Black Rock.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

N MacDonald was listed on the Swimming Club Roll of Honour, 25 November 1916.

1916 ‘ROLL OF HONOR.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 25 November, p. 2. , viewed 04 Nov 2016,


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