Reuben Donald Stanley MCDONALD

MCDONALD, Reuben Donald Stanley

Service Number: 1391
Enlisted: 9 December 1914, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Lyndoch, South Australia, 8 November 1891
Home Town: Kadina, Copper Coast, South Australia
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Letter-carrier
Died: Killed in Action, France, 20 August 1916, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide Postmaster General's Department WWI Honour Board , Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kadina & District WW1 Roll of Honor, Kadina Town Hall WW1 & WW2 Roll of Honour, Kadina War Memorial Arch, Lyndoch Cross of Remembrance WW1 Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
Show Relationships

World War 1 Service

9 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Oaklands, South Australia
2 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1391, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Clan McGillivray embarkation_ship_number: A46 public_note: ''
2 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1391, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Melbourne

Help us honour Reuben Donald Stanley McDonald's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.



Mrs. H. McDonald, of Draper-street, Kadina, has been notified that her son, Private R. W. S. McDonald, was killed in action in France on August 20. He left for the front on February 1, 1915. He had been through several actions. He was wounded on August 14, 1915, but returned to duty a few weeks later. He was the third son of the late Harry McDonald, of Lyndoch and was 24 years of age. Private McDonald joined the Post-Office staff about 10 years ago." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 28 Oct 1916 (