Charles Albert Ernest (Bert) MACKAY

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MACKAY, Charles Albert Ernest

Service Number: 3126
Enlisted: 10 July 1916
Last Rank: Bombardier
Last Unit: 5th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Foster, Victoria, June 1890
Home Town: Foster, South Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed in action, France, 20 June 1918
Cemetery: Frechencourt Communal Cemetery
Row B, Grave 4 Headstone Inscription "LEST WE FORGET FOR OUR FREEDOM HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE"
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World War 1 Service

10 Jul 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1
6 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3126, 4th Light Horse Regiment
6 Dec 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3126, 4th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne
20 Jun 1918: Involvement Bombardier, SN 3126, 5th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Joseph Sinclair and Sarah Anne MacKAY, of Footscray Police Station, Victoria, Australia. Native of Foster, South Gippsland, Victoria.