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John Alexander McKAY

Regimental number3453
Place of birthGreenock Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressIpswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane McKay, 22 Antigna Street, Sydenham, Christchurch, New Zealand
Enlistment date28 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollCorps Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919

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