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Robert Macdonald


46th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Cerris
  • Planted By: B Williams
  • Plaque: 2556

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Robert McDonald was born in Hamilton, but enlisted from Ballarat on 16th July 1915. He was 43 years old, married, and a horse breaker. He was accepted by the 14th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 3082. Later he was transferred to the 46th Infantry Battalion. He was killed in action near Bullecourt on 11th April 1917. His name is on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
Tree No. 2556

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour