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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Mackay, Alexander (6763)

Place of Birth: Fremantle, WA

Age: 21 years 3 months

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 1 March 1917 – Brisbane, QLD

Service Number: 6763 view online service record

Dee Esplanade
Mount Morgan, QLD

Next of Kin:
Mary Bridget Mackay (mother)
Dee Esplanade
Mount Morgan, QLD

Embarkation Details:
Date: Thursday, 14 June 1917
Ship: HMAT Hororata A20
Port: Sydney, NSW
Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion – 20th Reinforcements

DOW: Friday, 4 October 1918
Place: France

 Next of Kin later at 197 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Sergeant, 25th Infantry, died of wounds 4 October, 1918, France, aged 21, commemorated Tincourt New British Cemetery, France

6763   (Parents: Alexander and Mrs Mary Bridget MACKAY, born Fremantle, educated SS. Enlisted from Mt Morgan, Queensland with his mother as next of kin, but she was in Port Melbourne when he died at the 13 Casualty Clearing Station late in 1918.   The circular shows his father at 197 Bay Street, a brother Duncan at 195. Mount Morgan was nominated as the late serviceman’s place of association)

Additional Research by Brian Membrey

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