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Athol Ashley MacDonald

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Athol Ashley AWMM
  • Surname
    MacDonald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25081 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
    WW1 Mrs M.J. MacDonald (mother), Whau Valley, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25081 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Engineer/Military AWMM
  • 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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  • He was the son of Malcolm John & Beatrice Phoebe MacDONALD (nee Dando), from Whau Valley, Whangarei. His father was born in Nova Scotia and arrived in NZ on the ‘Ellen Lewis’.

    In 1921, he married Flora Elizabeth McBETH at Hikurangi. They had four children. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 22 December 2018 - Waipu Museum

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 June 1978 Public Source
  • Date of death
    17 June 1978 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 22 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Age at death
    85 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 22 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Place of death
    Auckland Public - Sandra - Researcher - 22 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    North Shore Memorial Park Public - Sandra - Researcher - 22 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    McDONALD, Athol Ashley (Regtl No. 25081, Div. Sigs, WW1). On June 17, 1978, at Auckland Hospital (of 6 Waitemata Rd, Takapuna). Dearly loved husband of the late Flora, loved father of Jean (Mrs Twigden, Nelson), Athol (Nelson), Marie (Mrs Wilson, Christchurch) and Gwen (Mrs Flynn, London), loved father-in-law of John, Aileen and Alec, and loved grandfather of 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A service will be held at St Margarets Presbyterian Church, Lake Rd, Belmont, at 1.30pm tomorrow (Tuesday), to be followed by a private cremation. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 22 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      34: 25 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

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