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William McKAY

Regimental number1593
Place of birthDundee, Scotland
SchoolDundee Public School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia35
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBaker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, William McKay, Dundee, Scotland
Enlistment date31 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 13), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Williamina MCKAY, 27 Milnbank Road, Dundee, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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