McKAY, Donald Richard
(Service number 17/129)
|Aliases||Born Daniel Richard|
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||23 October 1890||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment||York Street, Canada|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs Jemima McKAY (mother), York Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||2nd Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Veterinary Corps|
|Date||14 December 1914|
|Transport||Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Son of Angus & Jemima (nee WILLS) McKAY. Brother of Angus Douglas McKAY who died of wounds in 1918 in France. Brother Kenneth John McKAY also served in WWI.
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