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Current record for: William John Mckay
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Name William John Mckay
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 20/06/1943
Age 29

Cause of Death Not Known

Cemetery or memorial Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, France
Grave or panel reference XXIV. E. 6.

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World War 2
Strategic bombing campaign - loss of aircraft over France 1943
Loss of Halifax II (Reg. JD109 ZA-Y)

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Anne McKay, Mother
  • Ruby Beatrice McKay, Wife
    Upper Holloway
  • Andrew McKay, Father
Military Information Military Information


Rank Sergeant
Service Number 1391576
Unit 10 Squadron
Regiment Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Service Air (RAF Bomber Command)
Enlisted in Not Known