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Colin Telfer McDonald

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin Telfer AWMM
  • Surname
    McDonald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Colin Telfer MacDonald AWMM
  • Service number
    • 8991 AWMM
    • 11/743 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Farmer/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    PateaTaranaki Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Colin McDonald was the son of Donald and Mary McDonald (nee Reid), of Mona Cottage, Weraroa Rd., Waverley. Born at Whenuakura, Taranaki. Served at Gallipoli.

    According to Stowers [p 143], McDonald lost an arm at Gallipoli.

    Colin McDonald died after discharge from the NZEF from wounds inflicted while on active service.

    Father was named Donald Macdonald. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    • 4 February 1919 AWMM
      Age 34 AWMM
      New Zealand AWMM
    • 4 February 1919 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 36 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waverley Cemetery, Waverley, South Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM Section 41. Block 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Stowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • This record as partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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