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John Robert Mackay

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  • Service number
    25/661 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Mackay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25/661 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Railway clerk AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Mackay (mother), Cllfton, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25/661 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 05 Feb 1916-12 March 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 42 AWMM
    Vessel was Ulimaroa AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM
    3rd Battalion, D Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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

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  • Age at death
    24 AWMM
  • Date of death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
    • Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM
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  • Obituary

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