McDONALD, Charles
(Service number 9/1324)

Aliases Born & died Charles Brown McDONALD
First Rank Trooper Last Rank Trooper


Date 4 December 1893 Place of Birth Burkes Pass

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Morton Mains
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Thomas McDONALD (father), Morton Mains, Southland
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 6th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Special Squadrons
Date 14 August 1915
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Mounted Rifles

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 20 April 1974 Age 80 years
Place of Death Lornville
Memorial or Cemetery Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill
Memorial Reference Soldiers Avenue, Block 2, Plot 640
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Charles McDonald, 9/1324, was the son of Thomas and Ann (Annie) Eliza (née McDowell) McDonald.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [16 June 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [16 June 2017]; Eastern Cemetery Invercargill headstone image (Invercargill City Council) [16 June 2017]

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