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Joseph Mackay

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Mackay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3852 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    ChristchurchCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    R. MacKay, 467 Tuam Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3852 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served in the Volunteers for 3 years. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 5.25" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      119 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Allotted to and proceeded to join 45th Bn, 6 March 1916.
    Transferred to 12th Brigade Machine Gun Company, 25 March 1916; taken on strength, Tel el Kebir, 26 March 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 11 June 1916.
    Wounded in action, 6 August 1916 (shrapnel wound, right knee), abnd admitted to No 2 Field Ambulance; transferred same day top Casualty Clearing Station, and thence to 6th General Hospital, Rouen; to England, 13 September 1916, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, 14 October 1916 (wound: mild); discharged, 16 October 1916.
    Commenced return to Australia from Southampton on board HS 'Karoola', 16 October 1916; disembarked Sydney, 3 December 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 23 March 1917. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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