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Full Name
Thomas McKain
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Thomas
Surname
McKain
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
6/686
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Daniel McKain (father), Weraroa, Levin, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Paroa, Westland, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tahiti or Athenic
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
453
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death
23 July 1915
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
B. III. 2.
Biographical Notes
Thomas McKain was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel McKain, of Weraroa, Levin, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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