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Angus McKAY

Regimental number2367
Place of birthBurrapine, Taylors Arm, New South Wales
SchoolBurrapine Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPainter
AddressUpper Taylors Arm, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Angus McKay, Upper Taylors Arm, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was also wounded by machine gun bullet through the chest on 29 December 1917.
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBray Hill British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
122
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Angus and Christina MCKAY, Upper Taylor's Arm, Nambucca River, New South Wales. Native of Burrapine, Taylor's Arm
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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