Walter MACKAY

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MACKAY, Walter

Service Number: 2950
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of wounds, France, 24 October 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Wimereux Communal Cemetery
Grave VI. E. 25A.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2950, 51st Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
9 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2950, 51st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 32 and the son of Donald and Catherine Mackay, of Courthill, Tain, Ross-shire, Scotland.

Tain (Gaelic: Baile Dhubhthaich) is a royal burgh and parish in the County of Ross, in the Highlands of Scotland.

He is one of five Australian soldiers of the Great War who are commemorated on the Tain War Memorial.