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Andrew Alexander Donald

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 192 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 192 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Donald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/656 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 Carterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W. Donald, 32 Lower Main Road, Normanby, North-east Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/656 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Andrew Donald was the son of David and Elizabeth Donald, of 32 Norwood St., North East Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand. Also served at Gallipoli. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    23 October 1918 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Le CateauFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM IV. A. 10. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • On fames eternal camping ground, Their silent tents are spread, And glory guards with solemn round, The bivouac of the dead. 1914 THE GREAT WAR 1918 One of the plaques reads: DONALD, ANDREW ALEXANDER Private 8/656 Died 23.10.1918 Age 25 Otago Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Buried – Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, France Son of David and Elizabeth Donald, of 32 Norwood Street, North East Valley, Dunedin.
    Public - Shane - Other Relative - 8 March 2015
  • The Donald family settled in Norwood St, North East Valley, a borough of Dunedin. Although records where destroyed when the school burnt down in 1945 it is likely that most of the Donald children would have attended Upper Junction School. In 1919 in, what was the playground of the school, seventeen native beech trees were planted to remember ex-pupils of the school who died in the Great War (1914-1918). A plaque was placed at the bottom of each tree with the name of the soldier. From the site of the school there are great views of Dunedin down the North East Valley through the trees, and although the area is now somewhat overgrown all of the seventeen plaques have survived. The original Roll of Honour board from the school was also destroyed in 1945. However a former pupil at the school had a photograph of the board and transcribed it in 1991. The board read as follows: On fame
    Public - Shane - Other Relative - 8 March 2015



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08 March 2015ShaneNew ZealandOther Relative

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