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Duncan Buchanan McDonald

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Duncan Buchanan AWMM
  • Surname
    McDonald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/555 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Waverley, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs D.B. McDonald (wife), Burnside, Waverley, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • South Africa Farmer/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      PateaPatea Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Mrs. D. B. McDonald, of Bear St., Waverley, Wanganui. AWMM
    • Aged 33 when he died from wounds on the hospital ship Gascon Public - Stewart McDonald - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - Family papers


About death

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  • Death
    6 June 1915 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM

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  • Thank you for fighting in WWI. We are proud. Love your Great Great Grandchildren.
    Public - Eva, Isabel and Hazel - Other relative - 25 April 2018
  • My thoughts are with my brave Grandfather who was fatally wounded at Gallipoli while saving a fellow officer who lived to be later awarded the VC after serving in France.
    Public - Stewart McDonald - Other Relative - 18 April 2015



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25 April 2018Eva, Isabel and HazelAucklandOther relative
18 April 2015Stewart McDonaldNZOther Relative