CEF Soldier Detail

Private John McKay
Died: September 13, 1914

Regimental Number:
14
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Company:
Place of Birth:
Hackney, London
Country:
Next of Kin:
Mabel McKay, Morrisburg, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Morrisburg, Ontario
Date of Birth:
August 27, 1882
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Ottawa, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
August 24, 1914
Age at enlistment:
31
Height:
5 Feet 2 1/2 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Canada    
Cause of Death:
Died of Illness
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 13, 1914
Age at Death:
32
Buried at:
Quebec City (Mount Hermon) Cemetery, Quebec, Canada
Plot:
S. G. G. 9993.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6929-39
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Husband of Mabel Roberts (formerly McKay), of 217, Woodbine St., Peterboro', Ontario. Ted Wigney's "The C.E.F. Roll of Honour" indicates he died from pneumonia. Had served with the 1st and 2nd Battalions of the Lincolnshire Regiment, U.K.