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Roderick Murdoch McKay

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Headstone, Waipu RSA Cemetery 19 May 2006 - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Waipu RSA Cemetery 19 May 2006 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roderick Murdoch AWMM
  • Surname
    McKay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Rory Murdock McKay AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2057 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 April 1884 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Titoki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Alexander McKay (father), Millbrook, Waipu, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2057 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Roderick Murdoch McKay was the fifth son of Alexander and Mary McKay of Waipu, Northland. Roderick is the younger brother of Norman Ewen McKay (Record number 19034) who was a stretcher - bearer. Both brothers were buried in Waipu. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    28 January 1957 AWMM
    Age 73 AWMM
    Te KopuruNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waipu Public Cemetery, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    RSA Section, Row 2, No. 34 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 9 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Waipu Caledonian Society Roll of Honour, located at the Waipu Museum Public - Sandra - Researcher - 9 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
    • North River School Roll of Honour, located at the Waipu Museum Public - Sandra - Researcher - 9 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
    • Waipu Presbyterian Church Roll of Honour Public - Sandra - Researcher - 9 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
    • Waipu Masonic Lodge Roll of Honour Public - Sandra - Researcher - 9 November 2018 - Waipu Museum

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Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 November 2018SandraWaipuResearcher

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