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Regimental number5923
Place of birthAberdeen Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinSister, Sophia Mackay, 138 North Street, Inverurie, Scotland
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No. 42), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Margaret MCKAY. Native of Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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