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Alan McKAY

Regimental number4883
Place of birthMildura, Victoria
SchoolScotch College Melbourne, Victoria. Melbourne University, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStudent
Address56 Canterbury Road, Middle Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, N B McKay, 56 Canterbury Road, Middle Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Melbourne University Rifles as LT.
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1916
Place of death or woundingGuedecourt, near Bapaume, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row E, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
142
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Nathaniel B. and Emma MCKAY. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionstwo brothers.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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