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John Leeby McKAY

Regimental number5877
Place of birthToongabbie Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPrinter
AddressSouth Melbourne Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinStep-Mother, Mrs Francis Coombes, 180 Bank Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918

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