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Murdoch MacDonald

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  • Service number
    • WWI 2/1450 AWMM
    • WWI ANF1667 AWMM
    • 2/1450 Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald
  • Also known as
    McDonald AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Navy AWMM
    • Army Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Murdoch AWMM
  • Surname
    • MacDonald AWMM
    • MacDonald Public - Keith - Researcher - 19 October 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    McDonald AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 2/1450 AWMM
    • WWI ANF1667 AWMM
    • 2/1450 Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 October 1886 AWMM
  • Date of birth
    19 October 1886 Public - Keith - Researcher - 19 October 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Place of birth
    Wellington, North Island, New Zealand Public - Keith - Researcher - 19 October 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Gleeson Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Jessie McDonald (mother), George Hotel, Port Chalmers, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald
      Sheet 30 of 30: 'Taken on strength at Gallipoli 08-Jul-1915'
    • 1916-1918 Western Front Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Navy AWMM
    • Army Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald
  • Service number
    • WWI 2/1450 AWMM
    • WWI ANF1667 AWMM
    • 2/1450 Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald
  • Military service
    Royal Navy (Australian Naval Force) Public - Keith - Researcher - 19 October 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald 2/1450
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald 2/1450
    • Victory Medal Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald 2/1450
    • Military Medal Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald 2/1450

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    2 years in Bluff Guards prior to the Royal Navy Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald
    Attestation on sheet 17 of 30
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 AWMM
    • 02 February 1915 Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald
      Attestation on sheet 17 of 30
    • 02 June 1911 Public - Keith - Researcher - 19 October 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Surname appears as McDonald in Nominal Rolls, as MacDonald in Archives New Zealand

    WW1 medals were issued at Naval Office, Wellington and named to ANF. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 February 1950 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
    27 February 1950 Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald
    Series: 18805, Item ID: R10921591
  • Age at death
    Christchurch, New Zealand Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Military Personnel File MacDonald
    Series: 18805, Item ID: R10921591
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • National Archives, London AWMM
      National Archives, London. Reference ADM 171/133. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.443 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Public - Keith - Researcher - 25 October 2019 - Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer.
      Page No: 443
    • Royal Navy ANF ratings Medal Roll WW1 transcription
      page 2 of 3 surnames beginning with M Public - Keith - Researcher - 1 November 2019 - Magnusson, Eric R. H., 1670, 3 Wr.;
      Maisey, Frederick F., 1616, L.S.;
      Maney, Eric O., 1768, A.B.;
      May, Harry, 1660, A.B.;
      May, John, 1114, A.B.;
      McCullough, Frederick, 1459, L.Sto.;
      McDonald[sic], Murdoch, 1667, E.R.A.4.;
      McGorman, William Edward, 1761, L.Sto.,D[ischarged] D[ead] 18 June 1920;
      Moore, Ansley[sic] A., 1757, A.B.;
      Morris, Percival J., 1790, L.Sto.;
      Motion, John, 1293, A.B.;
      Murray, Sidney, 1507, L.Sto.;

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