Ray McDonald Unknown date of birth - Died 15 November 1952 PDF Print Share Key details Service number208405 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankGunner AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Lay a poppy Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malay … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesRay AWMM SurnameMcDonald AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number208405 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birthHavelock, Pelorous Sounds, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesHavelock, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Canvastown, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr W. McDonald (father) AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number208405 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsNew Zealand Operational Service Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesAccidental Death, Cause of Death AWMMAccidental death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankGunner AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served with 2 New Zealand Expeditionary Force 1945Served with Jayforce 1946-47Served with Kayforce 1951-52Gunner McDonald's nephew, Mr Lawton Hakaraia of Auckland received the New Zealand Operational Service Medal on his behalf from the Prime Minister and the Minister of Defence at a presentation at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on Thursday 27 November 2003 AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death15 November 1952 AWMM Cause of deathAccidental Death AWMM Place of death Death notes Cemetery nameUnited Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM Grave reference Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo. AWMM Memorial reference ObituaryNZ Herald, 18 November 1952, p. 8. AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Ray McDonald by laying a poppy. Rangi Paewai McDonald Rawiri McDonald Ray McDonald Raymond Robert Edward McDonald Reid Rogers McDonald Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Ray McDonald Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-warFurther Reference DocumentsMcGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). New Zealand and the Korean War (Vols. 1-2). Auckland, N.Z.; Wellington, N.Z.: Oxford University Press in association with the Historical Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. AWMMpp. 371, 407. AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMM18 November 1952, p. 8. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.