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Samuel MACKAY

Regimental number2629
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressGeebung, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Mackay, Geebung, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 April 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialRue-Du-Bacquerot (13th London) Graveyard (Row F, Grave No. 31), Laventie, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Alexanderina MACKAY, Geebung, Brisbane, Queensland

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