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Henry McKAY

Regimental number2185
Place of birthRutherglen, Scotland
SchoolFarie Street Public School Petersham, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPainter
Address193 Albany Road, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mrs N Keir, 17 Church Street, Cambuslang, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
FateDied of wounds 27 October 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death24
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row K, Grave No. I), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24

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