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Neil MacDonald was born in Purnim and enlisted from Ballarat on 1st December 1915, where he was a labourer. He was 22 and single. He was accepted by the 23rd Infantry Battalion. After attending an Officer Training School he was appointed Lieutenant. He died of wounds received in action at Pozieres, and is buried in Worloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery, France.
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