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Leonard Harold McKay

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    McKay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 37935 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 26 May 2023 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Thomas & Eliza McKAY of Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 26 May 2023 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    118 Whitaker Street, Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 26 May 2023 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. McKay (mother), Post-office, Ormond, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 26 May 2023 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 37935 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 Carpenter/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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  • Only son of Thomas and Eliza McKay, of 1, Worman Rd., Gisborne, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 April 1918 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France AWMM P. IX. F. 8A. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    McKAY. — Died of wounds, on April 7th, 1918, .at 12th General Hospital, Rouen, Leonard Harold, only and dearly-ioved son of the late Thomas and Eiiza McKay, aged 24 years. A sorrow too great for words, A wound too deep to heal. Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 26 May 2023 - FOR HONOR'S CAUSE.
    POVERTY BAY HERALD, VOLUME XLV, ISSUE 14584, 20 APRIL 1918, PAGE 2
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Gisborne Boys' High School, 80 Stanley Road, Te Hapara, Gisborne AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 May 2023Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher
23 April 2020KyleeDannevirkeOther relative

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