McDONALD, Alexander Francis
(Service number 18/18)

First Rank Last Rank Chaplain Class IV (Captain)


Date 27 March 1879 Place of Birth Oxford, Canterbury

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Waimate
Occupation Catholic Priest
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mr R. J. McDONALD (brother), Bank New South Wales, Napier
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Chaplains Department
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Chaplain Class IV (Captain)
Date 13 November 1915
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Chaplains Department

Military Awards

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 29 August 1957 Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Waimairi Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block RC2, Plot 53
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Alexander Francis McDONALD was born on 27 march 1879 at oxford, North Canterbury, the first born of alexander and Angelina (née CLARKE) McDONALD.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 March 2015]; Press, 17 December 1877 (Papers Past) [21 June 2016]

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