McMASTER, Donald Angus
(Service number 78247)

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Date 24 December 1892 Place of Birth Fairlie

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 87 Church Street, Timaru
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs C. McF. McMASTER (wife), 32 Rathmore Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 39th Reinforcements, C Company
Date 13 June 1918
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 11 June 1981 Age 89 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials Cave War Memorial (served)

Biographical Notes

Donald Angus McMaster was the older son of Angus and Isabella (née Bain) McMaster. He married Christina MCfarlane Wallace on 21 December 1916 at his mother's home at Cannington.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [05 May 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [05 May 2017]; Albury Presbyterian Church marriage record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG parish records) [05 May 2017]; Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru, record & headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [06 May 2017]

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