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Robert John Mckay


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert John AWMM
  • Surname
    • Mckay AWMM
    • McKay Public - Cameron - Direct descendant - 13 May 2017 - The surname is spelt with a capital (uppercase) K , not a lowercase k (ie: McKay). This is supported by supporting documents held and family history.
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  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 3 July 1916 AWMM Sydney, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Civil Engineer with the State Electricity Commission of Victoria, Australia. Retired in 1948. Public - Cameron - Other Relative - 31 May 2015 - Family papers and other items held in my possession. In my capacity as his grandson I hold various historical items including family photographs, an engraved silver tray given to him on his retirement, photographs of him in his WW1 military uniform and a portrait of his father, Robert Barbour McKay.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Robert Barbour Mckay, 'Woodstock', Conon Street, Invercargill, New England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 3 July 1916 AWMM Widowed AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
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  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
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  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
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    AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
13 May 2017CameronCairns, AustraliaDirect descendant

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