John Robert Mackay Unknown date of birth - Died 15 September 1916 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number25/661 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 AWMMRifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 16 - No known copyright … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Robert AWMM SurnameMackay AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number25/661 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMRailway clerk AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs Mary Mackay (mother), Cllfton, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number25/661 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM5 February 1916 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM05 Feb 1916-12 March 1916 AWMMHMNZT 42 AWMMWellington, New Zealand, Suez, Egypt AWMMDepart - 05 Feb 1916, Arrival - 12 Mar 1916 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM5 February 1916 AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM3rd Battalion, D Company AWMMUlimaroa AWMMRifleman AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMRifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › John Mackay was the son of Mary S. Mackay, of Avon Rd., Clifton, Invercargill, New Zealand, and the late Mr. W. G. Mackay. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death15 September 1916 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathSomme, Northern France, France AWMM Death notesSomme, France AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameCaterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember John Robert Mackay by laying a poppy. John Linsay Mackay John Murdoch Mackay John Robert Mackay John Sydney Mackay John Thomas Mackay Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Robert Mackay 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=10921797Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C9707Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM24: 16 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.