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William Angus McKay Hastie

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Angus McKay AWMM
  • Surname
    Hastie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    MacKay AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/87 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 July 1893 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Kaitieke, Raurimu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Andrew John Hastie (father), Kaitieke, Raurimu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/87 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Name McKay, incorrectly spelled on the Nominal Roll as Mackay, corrected by family January 2010 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    26 May 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    22 Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 1 August 2018 - Family History
  • Place of death
    Walkers Ridge Gallipoli Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 1 August 2018 - Family History
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Walker's Ridge Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM Plot I, Row B, Grave 5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • His name is on the Kaitieke War Memorial Cenotaph Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 1 August 2018 - Research
    • Wayside Cross, Morero Terrace, Taumarunui, King Country, New Zealand. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 4 November 2020 - research

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  • RIP William.
    Public - Diana - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
  • Thank you for your selfless sacrifice. I'm sorry we never met. I think we would have liked each other.As one of your last living relatives, your sacrifice cannot and will not be forgotten . RIP
    Public - Lesley Anne - Other Relative - 10 April 2015



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
04 November 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
30 August 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher
07 June 2015StephenChristchurchResearcher
25 April 2015DianaAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
10 April 2015Lesley AnneMatamata New ZealandOther Relative

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