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James Lawson McDonald

James Lawson McDonald service number 23108

James Lawson McDonald

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Lawson AWMM
  • Surname
    McDonald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    23108 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 Kaihere, via Morrinsville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W.S. McDonald (wife), Kaihere, via Morrinsville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    23108 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    Sidi Rezegh, Western Desert AWMM
    01 Dec 1941-Jun 1943 AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 1 June 1943 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Wounded 1 December 1941 at Sidi Rezegh AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • 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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  • So proud of your service Pop. RIP. Your Grandson . Grant Mcdonald Laurence.
    Public - Grant Mcdonald - Direct descendant - 19 April 2016
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 289 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Burdon, R. (1959). chap. 2 & 3. AWMM
    • Prisoners of War 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force - Repatriated Medically Unfit Protected Personnel [WW2 POW Medically Unfit], 1943 [1946], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393/1/v (R25405151) AWMM

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15 July 2016GrantMorrisville Direct descendant
19 April 2016Grant Mcdonaldmorrinsville nzDirect descendant

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