Spence Leslie McKAY

Regimental number7/1878
AddressOkains Bay, Canterbury
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, David P McKay, Okains Bay, Canterbury
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 rankDriver
Final unitNew Zealand Field Artillery
FateDied of wounds 3 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialRibecourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No 6), Ribecourt-la-Tour, near Cambrai, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David Paton McKay and Eliza McKay, Okains Bay, Canterbury
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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