CEF Soldier Detail

Private William Andrew Currie McKie
Died: August 21, 1917

Regimental Number:
782381
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
28th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
New Abbey, Kirkcudbrightshire
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
sister: Miss J. McKie, New Abbey, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
December 27, 1880
Trade or Calling:
Teamster
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Date of Enlistment:
April 7, 1916
Age at enlistment:
35
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 21, 1917
Age at Death:
36
Buried at:
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
New Abbey War Memorial
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 6951-51
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Saskatchewan Virtual War Memorial

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 28th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 128th Battalion

Son of the late John and Janet McKie.

Commemorated on the New Abbey War Memorial located in a small enclosure next to the Abbey at New Abbey approximately 6 miles south of Dumfries on the A710 (Derek Robertson, The Scottish War Memorials Forum).