McKEE, James Walter Stewart
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|First Rank||Captain||Last Rank|
|Date||30 September 1886||Place of Birth||Waimate, New Zealand|
|Date||8 July 1918||Age||31 years|
|Address at Enlistment||"Tofua", 35 North Street, Marrickville, New South Wales|
|Previous Military Experience||AMC (Army Medical Corps?) Reserve, 1915|
|Next of Kin||Cora Rebecca McKEE (wife), "Tofua", 35 North Street, Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia|
|Served with||Australian Imperial Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Australian Imperial Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Medical Officers|
|Date||2 November 1918|
|Embarked From||Sydney, New South Wales||Destination||United Kingdom|
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James Walter Stewart McKee, born on 30 September 1886 at Waimate, was the son of the Rev. James and Annie Patricia (née Stewart) McKee. he was educated at Penrith High, Sydney Public and Grammar Schools, then qualified M.B. Ch.M. at Sydney University. His mother died in 1923 in Sydney. He remained abroad for a time after the war. In February 1919 in England he contracted pneumonia following influenza.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [09 July 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [04 September 2017]
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