John William McKAY

Regimental number22
Place of birthBeechworth, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressGrano Street, Ararat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinsister, Mrs Hennelly, Grano Street, Ararat, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name6th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of disease 5 February 1915
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 18), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Date of Death shown as 3rd February, 1915