David Henderson MACDONALD

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MACDONALD, David Henderson

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 21 August 1914
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Camperdown, Victoria, Australia, 27 April 1889
Home Town: Cottesloe, Peppermint Grove, Western Australia
Schooling: Fremantle Boys School, Western Australia
Occupation: Area Officer
Died: Killed in action, Dardenelles, Gallipoli, 28 June 1915, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 6 Chaplain J.C. McPhee officiated Headstone inscription reads: Lead kindly light we miss him most who loved him best
Memorials: Mosman Park Memorial Rotunda
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World War 1 Service

21 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 11th Infantry Battalion
2 Nov 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Gunsot wound to the shoulder and evacuated to Heliopolis

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Catherine (Kate) MacDonald of 'Caithness', Reginald Street, Cottesloe, WA

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