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Daniel McKAY

Regimental number57450
Date of birth16 August 1872
Place of birthMalmsbury, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressHeathcote, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 8"
Weight188 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth McKay, Heathcote, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 March 1918
Place of enlistmentNumurkah, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date9 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 9 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McKAY Daniel

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