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Full Name
William Robert McQuay
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
William Robert
Surname
McQuay
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
24/1442
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Next of Kin
Nurse Emma McQuay (mother), Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
2nd Reinforcements to 2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
F Company
Embarkation Date
13 November 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Tofua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
474
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment
Place of Death
Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand
Date of Death
20 March 1950
Age at Death
66
Year of Death
1950
Cemetery Name
Kopuatama Cemetery, SH 43, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand
Grave Reference
SOLD1 Plot 38
Biographical Notes
  • Son of Emma Louisa McQuay and Robert McQuay.
  • Two sons, brothers George Thomas McQuay (12/2582) and William Robert McQuay (24/1442) served in WW1.
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
Further References
Stratford District cemetery record and headstone image
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