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Full Name: Ronald Douglas McLean
Rank Last Held: Second Lieutenant
Forename(s): Ronald Douglas
Surname: McLean
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 12/3759
First Known Rank: Second Lieutenant
Occupation before Enlistment: Surveyor
Next of Kin: M. McLean (father), Allendale Road, Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 9th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company
Embarkation Date: 8 January 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 37
Vessel: Maunganui
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: 21
Page on Nominal Roll: 13
Last Unit Served: Auckland Infantry Regiment
Place of Death: Somme, France
Date of Death: 15 September 1916
Year of Death: 1916
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
Biographical Notes:
  • Attended King's College 1907-11
  • Second Lieutenant Ronald McLean, killed in action in France, was a son of Mr Murdoch McLean, Mayor of Mt. Albert, Auckland and Isabella Welsh McLean (Chronicles of the N.Z.E.F. 27 December 1916 p. 232).
  • See also John Raymund McLean.
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Sources Used: Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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