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Donald Forrester McFarlane

Portrait, Weekly News 24 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News 24 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Donald Forrester AWMM
  • Surname
    McFarlane AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2475 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
    Unknown AWMM 72 English Avenue, Mornington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H.O. McFarlane (father), 72 English Avenue, Mornington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2475 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Herbert Osbourne McFarlane and Fanny Cathcart McFarlane, Napier, Hawke's Bay; formerly of Dunedin.

    Four sons were killed in WW2 John Osbourne McFarlane NZ402881; Francis Maurice McFarlane NZ391840; Donald Forrester McFarlane 2475; and Laurence Herbert McFarlane NZ39545 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 16. C. 4. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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