Alexander (Alec) MCKAY


MCKAY, Alexander

Service Number: 5165
Enlisted: 24 December 1915, Jacka's mob
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tallarook, Victoria, Australia, June 1887
Home Town: Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Talbarook State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Railway repairer
Died: Shell caved in dugout, France - Pozieres, 10 August 1916
Cemetery: Serre Road Cemetery No.2
Serre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XVIII, Row D, Grave No. 4), France, Serre Road Cemetery No 2, Beaumont Hamel, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5165, 14th Infantry Battalion, Jacka's mob
14 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5165, 14th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
14 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5165, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne

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