Subseries Subseries 7 - Materials relating to James Macdonald

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UQFL418-Series B-Subseries 7


Materials relating to James Macdonald


  • 1911-2009 (Creation)

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3 folders, 1 scrapbook, 2 medals, 1 silver matchbox

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Biographical history

James Macdonald was born in Herberton, North Queensland on 8 November 1894. He was educated at Brisbane Grammar School and became a bank clerk for the Commonwealth Banking Company of Sydney prior to the First World War. He enlisted in the Royal Australian Artillery on 1 May 1915 and rose to the rank of Captain. He was killed in action on 31 July 1917 at the Third Battle of Ypres. He is buried at Dickiebusch New Military Cemetery in Belgium.

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Material relating to the war service, death and memorialisation of Captain James Shaw Rose Macdonald, commonly known as Jim.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright expired.

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  • English

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Created, FF, 16-Nov-2020




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  • Box: UQFL418 Box 3