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John MACKAY

Regimental number3536
Date of birth20 January 1884
Place of birthMill Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressEschol, Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Mackay, Eschol, Dubbo, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken prisoner, 20 July 1916

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 September 1947
Place of burialNowra General Cemetery, Nowra, New South Wales

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