Donald McRAE

Regimental number12/821
AddressWhangarei, North Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinAlec Duncan McRae, Mataura, Southland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 October 1915
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialNetley Military Cemetery (N 350), Hampshire, England
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Finlay and Isabella McRae, Hokonui, Southland. Served at Gallipoli
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Died of wounds in England, ex-Gallipoli.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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