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Cyril Charles KAY

Regimental number2699
Place of birthCanterbury, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolMoree Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHeber Street, Moree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J J Kay, Heber Street, Moree, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death23
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
37
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Moree Cemetery. Parents: Jeremiah James (d. 15 May 1925, aged 78; bu. Moree Cemetery) and Amelia (b. 24 October 1862; d. 2 June 1938, aged 75; bu. Moree) KAY, Heber Street, Moree, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2700 Pte Clarence Leslie KAY, 3rd Bn, effective abroad; 4833 Pte Ralph George Hosley KAY, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919; 906 Pte William Henry KAY, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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