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Angus Mackay

Private Angus MacKay was killed in action 26 September 1916, aged 29. 

Angus served with 5th (Saskatchewan) Bn Canadian Expeditionary Force and his Regimental Number was 81542. On his family gravestone his rank is given as Lance Corporal.

Born 23 March 1887 to parents John MacKay (died 19th June 1920, aged 84 years) and Johan nee MacKay, (died 28th September 1926 aged 74 years). They were from Torvally, Rogart.

Angus is commemorated at the Canadian Vimy Memorial, France, on the Rogart War Memorial, on his family headstone in New Burial Ground, Rogart and recorded in the Clan Mackay Society War Memorial Roll of Honour, as 32nd Battalion.

Grateful thanks to The Scottish Military Research Group and Ian Mackay for information on this page.