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James Hamilton McDonald

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 13 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Hamilton AWMM
  • Surname
    McDonald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 32700 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 January 1895 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra RothesayArgyll and Bute Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    George McDonald (father), The Manse, Pukehiki, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 32700 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 4.25" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      134 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James McDonald was the son of the Rev. George McDonald and Mrs. Helen Baird McDonald, of The Manse, Pukehiki, Dunedin, New Zealand. Born at Rothesay, Scotland.

    Embarked Wellington, 15 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 January 1917, and attached to strength of Reserve Group, Sling Camp.
    Reverted to rank of Temporary Lance corporal, 29 January 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 1 March 1917; joined 1st Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, in the field, 21 May 1917, and posted to 10th Company.
    Killed in action, 17 August 1917.

    Parents: the Rev. George McDonald & Mrs Helen Baird McDonald, The Manse, Pukehiki, Dunedin AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maple Leaf Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM J. 2. 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
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      45: 13 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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