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McINTOSH, William Stewart
McKENNA, James Lawrence
McKENNA, William Edward
McKENZIE, Douglas Harold Cliff
McKEOWN, Percival John
McKERNAN, Edward Walter
Service no 6059
Born Bunbury, WA
Son of John and May Agnes McKERNAN
Of Stirling Street, Bunbury, WA
Occupation prior to enlistment Boatman
Enlisted 21 March 1916
Served on the Western Front
Died as a prisoner of war in a German military hospital at Valenciennes, France, 13 June 1917.
Aged 25 years
Buried Valenciennes Communal Cemetery IV D 22
McKIE, Robert Wallace
McKINLAY, James Lumsden OBE MM ED
Service Number 151
3rd Australian Divisional Supply Column Divisional Signal Company 1
Born in Perth, Western Australia 3 August 1894
A jeweller from Guildford, Western Australia, aged 20 years, he enlisted on 25 August 1914 at Blackboy Hill, Western Australia and embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Karroo on20 October 1914
Wounded at Gallipoli 2 May 1915 with a gunshot wound to the neck on 2 May 1915. He was Mentioned in Depatches in August 1915 for his work at Gallipoli.
Awarded the Military Medal for his work in France in 1917 whilst still a Sergeant. His citation reads:
During the night of the 25/26th September 1917 at Westhoak Ridge, whilst there was a great deal of hostile shelling, Sgt McKinlay went out on several occasions and repaired broken telephone lines whilst under fire.
Returned to Australia 23 March 1919 per HMAT Czar
James was called up for full time duty in WW2, service number WX3379 on the 8 May 1940 enlisting in Perth and served with the 8th Division Signals. He attained the rank of Lt Colonel
For his work in the South West Pacific region including Darwin he was awarded the OBE on 6 March 1947
James is was one of a few Australians to be awarded the Edward Medal.
Much has been written about James McKinlay and his memoirs and biography are available from most bookshops including the Australian War Memorial
He died 1984 in Bassendean, Western Australia
Source: Western Mail, Perth Friday 16 July 1915, PG 45
McKINNON, David Stanley
Service no 1971
Born London, England
Son of Daniel and Emily McKINNON
Husband of Kathleen Amy McKINNON
Of 90 Olive Street, Subiaco, WA
Occupation prior to enlistment Labourer
Enlisted 24 June 1915
Killed in action on 29 July 1916 at Pozieres, France.
Aged 27 years
Commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial