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Eric Brody McKAY

Regimental number193
Place of birthBurwoos, New South Wales
SchoolMelbourne Church Of England Grammar School
Other trainingMedical Student at Trinity College, Melbourne University, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMedical student
AddressSt Kilda Road, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, G McKay, 'Ulmara', St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as LT in the Citizens Forces, Victoria
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Officers SectionPlot A, Row 7, Grave No. 8), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
97
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Addief, MCKAY, "The Hill", 50 Murphy Street, South Yarra, Victoria. Native of Sydney, New South Wales

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