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William John McKAY

Regimental number33715
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressSouth Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs I M McKay, Aalbag Villa, Wallangarra, Queensland
Enlistment date28 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 May 1946

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