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Neil Morgan McKay

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Neil Morgan AWMM
  • Surname
    McKay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Mac AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 76650 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 January 1920 Public source Christchurch, New Zealand Public source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pigeon Bay, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 George and Mabel McKay, (parents), Banks Peninsula, Christchurch AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1942 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 15 June 1942 2NZEF Nom Roll 8 Cheese maker/Civilian 2NZEF Nom Roll 8
    TrenthamUpper Hutt 2NZEF Nom Roll 8
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Complexion, WWII AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 feet 6.5 inches AWMM
    • Dec 1942 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWII AWMM
      Recuperated in Palestine AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 2 January 1946 AWMM Private Public source

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Periods of Service with the New Zealand Army:

    Within New Zealand
    28 May 1942 – 26 June 1942 = 20 days
    1 October 1945 – 2 January 1946 = 94 days

    Total days within New Zealand = 114 days

    Periods of Overseas Service
    27 June 1942 – 30 September 1945 = 3 years 96 days

    Total Service (within NZ and overseas) = 3 years 210 days

    6 October 1950 – Neil Morgan McKay married Merle Doreen Clearwater

    Two sons: Graeme Neil McKay (b1954) and David Ross McKay (b1956) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 November 2002 Public source
    Age 82 AWMM
    Public source
  • 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

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 8 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1942 to 30th June, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.28 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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