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Peter Cowden McKAY

Regimental number14
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
Addressc/o A. Thompson, O'Mara Street, Lutwyche, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMrs. Elizabeth Thompson, O'Mara Street, Lutwyche, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name31st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1917
Date of death7 October 1970
Place of burialAlbany Creek Crematorium

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