McDONALD, George John
(Service number 16929)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||20 May 1876||Place of Birth||Clinton|
|Address at Enlistment||Pareora|
|Occupation||Freezing Works hand|
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|Next of Kin||Fred ANDREWS (friend)), Pareora, Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||29th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||15 August 1917|
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George John McDonald, born in 1876 at Clinton, was the son of Donald McDonald and Janet (née Simpson?). He returned to New Zealand per the "Athenic" in March 1919. He may well have died on 17 November 1948, aged 72 years, a labourer, and been buried in Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [16 March 2019]; Sun, 8 March 1919 (Papers Past) [11 March 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [16 March 2019]; Ruru Cemetery, Christchurch burial record (Christchurch City Council) [17 March 2019]
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