John Robert Mackay Unknown date of birth - 15 September 1916 Key details Contribute › Service number25/661 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMRifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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)CllftonInvercargillNew 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 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM05 Feb 1916-12 March 1916 AWMMHMNZT 42 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDepart - 05 Feb 1916Arrival - 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 ActionCause 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 deathSommeNorthern FranceFrance AWMM Death notesSommeFrance AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameCaterpillar Valley (New Zealand) MemorialCaterpillar Valley CemeteryLonguevalSommeFrance 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=10921797Archives NZ 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.