George Joseph Donaldson

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 7 February 1892, Waianakarua, Otago
  • Died 6 September 1952, Dunedin
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 58676
  • Served In 32nd Reinforcements, Specialist Company, New Zealand Expeditionary Force
  • Next of Kin Mrs. Margaret Donaldson (mother), Waianakarua, North Otago, New Zealand
  • Pre-war occupation Labourer
  • ReligionRoman Catholic
  • Enlisted4th June 1917
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 96, Maunganui, departed 21 November 1917, Wellington, disembarked Liverpool, England, 8 January 1918
  • Theatres of operationWestern European 1918-1919
  • Periods of service203 days in New Zealand, one year and 109 days overseas. Total service of one year and 312 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Port Melbourne, 25 January 1919
  • Discharged11 April 1919, on termination of his period of engagement
  • AwardedBritish War Medal and Victory Medal