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George Mackay

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 454 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 454 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Mackay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    McKay AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2216 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 29 December 1976 Military Personnel file Liverpool (England)England Military Personnel file
    • 29 December 1876 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    9 Bates Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G. Mackay (wife), 9 Bates Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2216 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 4.25" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      137 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Surname appears as Mackay in Nominal Rolls, as McKay in Archives New Zealand

    Embarked Wellington, 9 October 1915; disembarked Suez, 15 November 1915.
    Attached to School of Instruction, Zeitoun, 5 February 1916.
    Admitted to NZ General Hospital, Cairo, 23 February 1916 (dyspepsia); transferred to Aotea Convalescent Home, Heliopolis, 3 March 1916; rejoined unit, Zeitoun, 24 March 1916.
    Appointed Acting Bombardier, 1 April 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 8 April 1916.
    Admitted to No 6 Stationary Hospital, Havre, 23 April 1916; transferred to No 4 Convalescent De[pot, 5 May 1916; discharged to Base Depot, Havre, 12 May 1916; to Base Depot, Etaples, 14 May 1916.
    Admitted to 24th General Hospital, Etaples, 17 June 1916 (corneal ulcer); transferred to England, 23 June 1916, and admitted to Strood VAD Hospital, 24 June 1916; transferred to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 5 July 1916; to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 7 July 1916; discharged to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 15 August 1916; marched in to NZ Field Artillery Reserve Depot, Aldershot, 18 January 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 10 February 1917; rejoined Divisional Ammunition Column, in the field, 14 March 1917.
    Detached to Army Rest Camp, 2 July 1917; rejoined unit, 17 July 1917.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 31 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 18 February 1918.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ field Ambulance, 1 May 1918 (infected spermal cord); discharged to unit, 6 May 1918.
    Detached on duty to United Kingdom, 16 July 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HMNZT 'Ionic', 24 August 1918; discharged (termination of period of engagement), 13 December 1918.
    War service: 3 years 101 days (of which 1093 days were abroad) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    4 June 1944 Military Personnel file
    MastertonWairarapa Military Personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 454 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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