Hugh Rennie MCDONALD

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MCDONALD, Hugh Rennie

Service Number: 1781
Enlisted: 17 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 9 July 1889
Home Town: Unley, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Killed in Action , France , 3 July 1918, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Adelaide Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux
Plot XIII, Row F, Grave No. 2
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Basket Range WW1 Memorial, Lenswood & Forest Range War Memorial, Lobethal WW1 Roll of Honor, Lobethal War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1781, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1781, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1781, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
3 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1781, 48th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

United in Death


My Great Uncle 3939 Pte. Carl Ture Hergstrom was shot while carrying 1781 Lce./Cpl. H. R. McDonald on a stretcher to the aid station.

Unfortunately neither of them survived

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My Great Uncle 3939 Pte. Carl Ture Hergstrom (/explore/people/144980) was shot while carrying 1781 Lce./Cpl. H. R. McDonald on a stretcher to the aid station.

Unfortunately neither of them survived. - Dave Hergstrom