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Herman Cecil McDonald

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 41), Page: 6 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 41), Page: 6 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herman Cecil AWMM
  • Surname
    McDonald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26872 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
    Mrs E. McDonald (mother), Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26872 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 Mattress maker/Civilian 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Herman McDonald was the son of Thomas and Eliza McDonald, of Rosebank Rd., Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 March 1918 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France AWMM IV. B. 6. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Herman Cecil McDonald

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  • Our beloved great-uncle is sorely missed. He made the ultimate sacrifice, giving his life for liberty and country like countless other young New Zealanders. Herman Cecil will not be forgotten for his bravery at The Somme.
    Public - Akura - Other Relative - 23 January 2015
    Report 

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
      41: 6 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
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volum Public - Fiona - Other Relative - 23 January 2015 - New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      41: 6 AWMM

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23 January 2015FionaWaitakereOther Relative
23 January 2015AkuraAucklandOther Relative

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