Donald Alexander Gordon CHISHOLM

CHISHOLM, Donald Alexander Gordon

Service Number: 312
Enlisted: 5 February 1915, Enlisted at Ballarat
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Learmonth, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Learmonth, Ballarat North, Victoria
Schooling: Learmonth State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, As a result of HT Southland being torpedoed off Mudros, Greece, 2 September 1915
Cemetery: East Mudros Military Cemetery
Plot 11, Row M, Grave 222 Rev. E. Raymond officiated Headstone inscription reads: The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away thy will be done
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Miners Rest War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

5 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 312, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Ballarat
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, 312, 23rd Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '14' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Euripides embarkation_ship_number: A14 public_note: ''
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, 312, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Donald and Mary ( nee Downie) Chisholm of Learmonth, Vic.; brother of Edgar George Chisholm who returned to Australia on 9 December 1918 having served with the 22nd Battalion

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Cadets