Ray McDonald Unknown date of birth - 15 November 1952 Key details Contribute › Service number208405 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeGunner AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birthHavelockPelorous SoundsMarlboroughSouth IslandNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesHavelockMarlboroughNew Zealand AWMM Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMCanvastownMarlboroughNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr W. McDonald (father) AWMM Relationship status Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number208405 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsNew Zealand Operational Service Medal AWMM Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation body Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesAccidental DeathCause of Death AWMMAccidental death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankGunner AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM Report 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 Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death15 November 1952 AWMM Cause of deathAccidental Death AWMM Place of death Death notes Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameUnited Nations CemeteryPusanKorea AWMM Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumHall of Memories. KoreaMalaya-Borneo. AWMM Memorial reference ObituaryNZ Herald, 18 November 1952, p. 8. AWMM Report 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 2015 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. AWMMIan McGibbon, New Zealand and the Korean War, Volume II: Combat Operations, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1996, pp. 371, 407. AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMNZ Herald, 18 November 1952, p. 8. AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.