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James Leslie McKAY

Regimental number1741
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address14 Surrey Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Harriet McKay, 14 Surrey Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death19 August 1945

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