Roll of Honour Mervyn John McDonald

Service number 8252467
Rank Lance Corporal
Unit 2 Commando Regiment
Service Australian Army
Conflict/Operation Afghanistan, 2001-
Conflict Eligibility Date Afghanistan, 2001-
Date of Death 30 August 2012
Place of Death Helmand Province, Afghanistan
Cause of Death Accidental (Helicopter crash)
Age at Death 30
Source AWM file

Location on the Roll of Honour

Mervyn John McDonald's name is located at panel 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Personal Service Records

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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

Mervyn John McDonald's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Fri 29 October 2021 at 8:52pm
  • Mon 14 February 2022 at 4:07am


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.

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