George McKAY

Regimental number7/1877
Addressc/o W G Rudd, Oxford
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinBrother, T McKay, Truro, Caithness, Scotland
Rank on embarkationTrooper
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 8th Reinforcements, Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 36 Tofua on 14 November 1915
Final rankPrivate
Final unit2nd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 14 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsMessines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Elizabeth Angus (formerly MacKay), Crescent Street, Halkirk, Caithness, Scotland, and the late Thomas MacKay
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Canterbury Mounted Rifles/Eighth

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