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David James McKAY

Regimental number1106
Place of birthPooncarie New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressTenth Street, Mildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John McKay, Tenth Street, Mildura, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 73rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date14 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1916
Miscellaneous detailsSee 5496 David James McKAY for first period of service.

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