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Robert MACKAY

Regimental number1698
Place of birthElgin Scotland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStereotyper
Address111 Nicholson Street, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Mackay, 111 Nicholson Street, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date10 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 31 October 1916
Place of burialCaterpillar Valley Cemetery (Plot VII, Row H, Grave No. 14), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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