Andrew George MCDONALD

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MCDONALD, Andrew George

Service Number: 463
Enlisted: 14 August 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stawell, Victoria, Australia, 1886
Home Town: Stawell, Northern Grampians, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 1 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 45 Chaplain T.C. Robertson officiated
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

14 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 463, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 463, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Lance Corporal, SN 463, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
6 Apr 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 11th Infantry Battalion
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 463, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Wound to the right forearm and admitted to the Heliopolis Hospital on 30 April 1915

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address aath the time of enlistment was State School, East Fremantle, WA

Son of  Isabella McDonald later known as Mrs J.H. Stapleton of 'Staplehurst', Wallaloo, Stawell, Victoria

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