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William Martin MACKAY

Regimental number2
Date of birth17 October 1879
Place of birthBathurst New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressReno, Market Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, Hugh Mackay, Reno, Market Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentRegimental Quartermaster Sergaent
Unit name2nd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF2
Promotion date: 28 April 1915


Unit: INF2
Promotion date: 28 January 1916


Unit: Aust Records Sect
Promotion date: 1 June 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918

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