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Gilbert Johnson Mackay

Group 2 soldiers [postcard], brothers Gilbert Johnson Mackay (right) and John Mackay (2/1038) (left), front - No known copyright restrictions

Group 2 soldiers [postcard], brothers Gilbert Johnson Mackay (right) and John Mackay (2/1038) (left) …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gilbert Johnson AWMM
  • Surname
    Mackay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26870 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    George Mackay (father), 30 Wood Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26870 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 Storekeeper/Civilian 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Gilbert Mackay was the son of George Johnson Mackay and Jane Mackay, of Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM
    • His brother also enlisted - John MacKay (2/1038) Public - Sandra - Researcher - 15 December 2018 - Waipu Museum

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 July 1917 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM XXII. M. 12. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • All Saints Church, 284 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby Auckland 1011 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Corner Albert and Quay Streets, Auckland. AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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15 December 2018SandraWaipuResearcher

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