WINTER, Donovan

Service Number: 964
Enlisted: 16 March 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cockburn, South Australia, 27 July 1898
Home Town: Port Wakefield, Wakefield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Brooklyn Park,Adelaide,South Australia, 4 January 1983, aged 84 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide Gilles Street Primary School WW1 Honour Roll (New), Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Port Wakefield Memorial Arch
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World War 1 Service

16 Mar 1915: Enlisted
31 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 964, 27th Infantry Battalion
31 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 964, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide


The details provided are taken from the book "Stealth Raiders - a few daring men in 1918" written by Lucas Jordan, published 2017, refer to page 278. Prior to the war he was a clerk of Port Wakefield SA. He enlisted 10th March 1915 aged 18 years. He served with the 10th Infantry Battalion, and during the war he was awarded a Military Medal for his activities. He survived the war, departing the UK for home 31st Jan 1919.

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