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Full Name: Donald Hunt McIldowie
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Donald Hunt
Surname: McIldowie
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 9/859
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: J.M. McIldowie, Totangi, Ngatapa, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Ngatapa, New Zealand
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Otago Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination: Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll: 451
Last Unit Served: Otago Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death: 27 August 1915
Age at Death: 21
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Hill 60 (New Zealand) Memorial, Hill 60 Cemetery, Turkey
Biographical Notes: Son of James McEwan McIldowie and Mary McIldowie, of Totangi, Poverty Bay.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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