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William KAY

Regimental number2167
Place of birthBeemish County Durham, Engalnd
SchoolState School
Age on arrival in Australia12.6
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Kay, Beamish Bell Street, Upper Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2167A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried Ethlingham British Cemetery. Died of wounds.
FateDied of wounds 26 April 1918
Age at death20.3
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth KAY, Mount Gravatt, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Beamish, Durham, England

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