John Andrew MACDONALD

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MACDONALD, John Andrew

Service Number: 6609
Enlisted: 20 November 1916, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Balranald, New South Wales, 31 March 1882
Home Town: Broome, Broome, Western Australia
Schooling: Scotch College, Melbourne
Occupation: Pearler/Grazier
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 20 September 1917, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Broome War Memorial 2
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World War 1 Service

20 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6609, 28th Infantry Battalion, Perth, Western Australia
29 Jan 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6609, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Jan 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6609, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Fremantle
20 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6609, 28th Infantry Battalion, Menin Road

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"In Memoriam

MACDONALD.— In memory of J. A. Macdonald, who was killed somewhere in France, Sept. 20th, 1917. 

Gone, but not forgotten. - (Inserted by his old friend, Walter Wallace.)" - from the Broome Nor-West Echo 21 Sep 1918 (nla.gov.au)