McKAY, Donald Richard
(Service number 17/129)

Aliases Born Daniel Richard
First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 23 October 1890 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment York Street, Canada
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Jemima McKAY (mother), York Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

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
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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.


Cenotaph Database [20 October 2013].

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