Edward Donaldson

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 10 August 1885
  • Died 21 July 1937, Christchurch
  • Last rank Corporal
  • Service number 12360
  • Served In 6th Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion. F Company, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
  • Next of Kin Mrs. Margaret Donaldson (mother), Waianakarua, North Otago, New Zealand
  • Pre-war occupation Engine Driver
  • ReligionRoman Catholic
  • Enlisted17 January 1916
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 52 or HMNZT 53, Mokoia or Navua, departed 6 May 1916, Wellington, disembarked Suez, Egypt, 21 June 1916
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian E.F. 1916 and Western European 1916-1917-1918-1919
  • Periods of service137 days in New Zealand, two years and 315 days overseas. Total service of three years and 87 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Hororata, 1 February 1919
  • Discharged13 April 1919, on the termination of his period of engagement
  • AwardedBritish War Medal and Victory Medal