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Alfred Edwin McKay

In memory of:

Captain Alfred Edwin McKay

December 28, 1917

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Flying Corps

Additional Information


Born:

December 28, 1892
Brussels, Ontario

Commemorated on the Captain Alfred Edwin McKay plaque.

Commemorated on Page 579 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

The Arras Flying Services Memorial is in the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, which is in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle in the western part of the town of Arras, near the Citadel, approximately 2 kilometres due west of the railway station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Alfred McKay– Eddie McKay in rugby uniform 
b.Brussels, Ontario Dec. 28, 1892. 
Attended University of Western Ontario.

Royal Flying Corps 1916-1917 
Rank Captain 
Unit 24 Squadron, 23 Squadron 
Awards Military Cross 

source: wikipedia Apr 2007
  • Memorial Plaque– Roll of Honour is located in the Middlesex Memorial Tower, University College.
University of Western Ontario,  London Ontario. 
Courtesy of University of Western Ontario Gazette
  • Memorial Plaque– A memorial plaque, near University College, on the grounds of the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario in 2012.  It may be copied and used without further permission.)

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