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KAY, AlfredĀ Ivan William
(Service number 29172)

Aliases William
First Rank Private Last Rank Private

Birth

Date 8 May 1896 Place of Birth New Zealand

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Zac Kay (father), Hornbrook Street, Temuka, New Zealand
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 18 Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 10 November 1916
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington, New zealand Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 14 October 1917 Age 21
Place of Death Belgium
Cause Died of wounds
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West - Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference V.D. 22
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial; Temuka RSA Roll of Honour; Temuka War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Alfred Kay was the son of Mr. Zac and Mrs Deborah nee Horsman Kay, of Temuka, Temuka, New Zealand; Educated Temuka District High School

Sources

Cenotaph database (October 2014); Temuka Glorious Dead WW1 (Temuka RSA)

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Researched and Written by

Ann Munro, SC branch NZSG

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