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George Gordon McKay

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Portrait of Private George Gordon McKay, Auckland Weekly News, 11 April 1918. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19180411-41-40. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Private George Gordon McKay, Auckland Weekly News, 11 April 1918. Auckland Libraries Her …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    McKay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 48878 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 August 1889 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs George McKay (mother), Halkett, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 48878 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

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George and Mary McKay, of Halkett, Canterbury AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 January 1918 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM III. D. 20. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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