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Wattie Horton McKay

Portrait from The Weekly News; 20 August 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wattie Horton AWMM
  • Surname
    McKay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    5628 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 115 Frederick St., Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Rona McKay (wife), 115 Frederick St., Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    5628 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died while Prisoner of War AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wattie McKay was the son of Albert and Celia Kathleen McKay; husband of Rona McKay, of Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 August 1941 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM 8. B. 1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 119 AWMM
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