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Soldier profiles

Name : MCDONALD, GORDON MALCOLM
Service Number : NX88567
Date of Birth : 06/09/1915
Place of Birth : SYDNEY, NSW
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 14/02/1942
Locality on Enlistment : DOUBLE BAY, NSW
Place of Enlistment : PADDINGTON, NSW
Next of Kin : MCDONALD, STELLA
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : CORPORAL
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : 17 PLATOON D COMPANY (DAEO, MOROTAI)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) : 2/31 INFANTRY BATTALION (1 MONTH) (REF CWGC)
Theatres of War : BORNEO
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 18/04/1946
Date Died : 07/04/1947
Age at Death : 31
Community Roll of Honour : UNKNOWN
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : WORONORA GENERAL CEMETERY AND CREMATORIUM, SUTHERLAND, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA. COURT OF REMEMBRANCE. PANEL LL. NICHE 16. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 59
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : 07/04/1947 / ILLNESS / NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : NO
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 4626514 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_090602.jpg,   Death notice (The Sydney Morning Herald 12/04/1947)

Background : Son of Mrs. B. P. Taylor, of Double Bay; husband of Stella May McDonald.