William MCKAY


MCKAY, William

Service Number: 1593
Enlisted: 31 December 1914, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dundee, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, 1880
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Dundee Public School, Scotland
Occupation: Baker
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 20 May 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row C, Grave 13
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

31 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1593, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
13 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1593, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
13 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1593, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 35 years

Son of William and Williamina B. McKay of 27 Milnbank Road, Dundee, Scotland. Brother of Margaret McKay of the same address

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal