Born Bradford Yorkshire England, CoE. Enlisted 21 September 1917 (five different enlistment days were entered) age 18, farm hand. Nok parents, Thomas and Sarah McKay, Florence St, Cottesloe. Embarked at Melbourne 30 October 1917 per A60 Aeneas. Served in England and France. RTA 21 June 1919 and discharged 26 August 1919. Service medals: BWM and VM.