Thomas McKain Born 8 April 1888 - Died 23 July 1915 PDF Print Share Key details Service number6/686 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMMCanterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 453 - No known copyright restricti … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesThomas AWMM SurnameMcKain AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number6/686 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionChurch of England, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth8 April 1888 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Place of birthLower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Birth notes Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Paroa, Westland, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationDaniel McKain (father), Weraroa, Levin, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number6/686 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMMCanterbury, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 16 October 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 4 or HMNZT 11 AWMMVessel was Tahiti or Athenic AWMMPrivate AWMMCanterbury Infantry Battalion AWMMMain Body AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMMHeight, WWI AWMM5' 9" AWMMWeight, WWI AWMM142 lb AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMMCanterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Thomas McKain was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel McKain, of Weraroa, Levin, New Zealand.Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 8 May 1915 (gun shot wound, thigh); admitted to 15th General Hospital, Alexandria, 12 May 1915; transferred to Convalescent Camp, Mustapha, 15 May 1915.Embarked for Dardanelles, 26 May 1915; rejoined unit, 1 June 1915.Wounded in action (second occasion), 10 July 1915 (bomb wound, foot and hand), and admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, and transferred to sweeper; admitted to hospital, Malta, 18 July 1915 (dangerously ill); died of tetanus, 23 July 1915.Parents: Mr and Mrs Daniel McKain, Weraroa, Levin AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death23 July 1915 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of death Death notesMalta to Gallipoli AWMM Cemetery namePieta Military Cemetery, Malta AWMM Grave referenceB. III. 2. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Thomas McKain by laying a poppy. John Villers McKain John Ward McKain Thomas McKain Victor Owen McKain William Henry Lloyd McKain Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Thomas McKain Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=10925009Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C9541Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMPage No: 453 AWMMNZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.