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Ronald McDonald


1st Remount Unit

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: M. Sansom
  • Plaque: 1630

Additional Info

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Born in Hamilton, Victoria, Ronald McDonald was a married 43 year old horse breaker at the time of his enlistment in Melbourne, Victoria on the 27th of September 1915. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A67 Orsova on the 12th of November 1915.
On the 9th of February 1916, Ronald was admitted to hospital with a head injury. He rejoined his unit on the 6th of March 1916; but left for return to Australia on the 29th of April 1916, and was discharged as medically unfit on the 14th of June 1916.

Tree No. 1630

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour